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Provenance

Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1961
Exhibition of Art Treasures for America from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1961-1962, no. 122B.
1977
The Triumph of Humanism: Three Phases of Renaissance Decorative Art 1450-1600, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1977-1978.
Bibliography
1931
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection: Renaissance Bronzes. Oxford, 1931: 80, no. 65, pl. 40.
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: 140, repro. 45, as Altar candlestick with arms of the Garzoni family.
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: no. 522.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 1972
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 152, repro.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 138.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 228, repro.