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Provenance

Art market, Paris; purchased 1903 by the Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin; sold 1935 to Bruno Kern, Vienna; by inheritance to his wife, and his son from his first marriage. (Wildenstein & Co., New York); purchased 1955 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1936
Kleinkunst der italienischen frührenaissance, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1936, no. 7.
Bibliography
1904
Bode, Wilhelm von, and Hugo von Tschudi. Beschreibung der Bildwerke der Christlichen Epochen. 2 vols. Berlin, 1907: 2: Die Italienischen Bronzen: no. 236.
1907
Schubring, Paul. Die Plastik Sienas im Quattrocento. Berlin, 1907: 240, fig. 143.
1929
Planiscig, Leo. "Toskanische Plastiken des Quattrocento." Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien 3 (1929): 75, fig. 78, 77, as by Francesco di Giorgio.
1930
Schubring, Paul. "Eine Maddalena von Francesco di Giorgio." Der Cicerone 22, n. 21/22: 551, fig. 4, as by Francesco di Giorgio.
1931
Weinberger, Martin. "Leo Planiscig, Piccoli bronzi italiani del Rinascimento." Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst 5/6 (August-September 1931): 54, as by Francesco di Giorgio.
1936
Born, Wolfgang. "An Exhibition of Early Renaissance 'Kleinkunst' at Vienna." Burlington Magazine 69, n. 402 (September 1936): 136, as by Francesco di Giorgio.
1943
Weller, Allen Stuart. Francesco di Giorgio 1439-1501. Chicago, 1943: 320, as by Francesco di Giorgio.
1956
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Colllection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 228, no. 91, repro., as Winged Figure with Cornucopia, as Attributed to Francesco di Giorgio.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 423, repro., as Winged Figure with Cornucopia, as Attributed to Francesco di Giorgio.
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: no. 495, as by Vecchietta.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 156, as Attributed to Francesco di Giorgio.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 138, repro., as Attributed to Francesco di Giorgio.
1975
Salmann, Georges. "Sienne au XVe Siecle." Connaissance des Arts n. 281 (July 1975): not paginated; fig. 3,
1979
Ciardi Duprè, Maria Grazia. "I bronzetti toscani del Quattrocento." Antichità Viva 18, n. 2 (March-April 1979): fig. 8, 34, as by Vecchietta.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 25, as by Vecchietta.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 629, no. 978, repro., as by Vecchietta.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 226, repro., as by Vecchietta.
2001
Luchs, Alison. "The 'Winged Woman Holding a Torch': a Donatellesque Bronze from Quattrocento Tuscany." In Studies in the History of Art. Symposium Papers XXXIX: Small Bronzes in the Renaissance. Washington, 2001: 15-31, figs. 1-3, 10-11, 20.
2008
Bacchi, Andrea and Luciana Giacomelli, eds Rinascimento e passione per l'antico: Andrea Riccio e il suo tempo. Exh. cat. Castello di Buonconsiglio. Trento, 2008: 78, as Winged Female Figure with a Cornucopia by Vecchietta.