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falsely signed, lower left on staff: DONATELLI OPUS

Provenance

Acquired in Italy by Louis-Charles Timbal [1820-1880], Paris; Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 with the entire Dreyfus collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.

Bibliography
1951
Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Introduction by Perry B. Cott. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 141, repro. 53, as Attributed to Donatello.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 74, repro.