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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.

Bibliography
1886
Molinier, Émile. Les Bronzes de la Renaissance. Les Plaquettes; Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Paris, 1886: 1:6-7, no. 8.
1931
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 29-30, no. 26, pl. 14, as Florentine.
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: 142, as Florentine 15th Century, Cupid Driving a Chariot .
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: 74, no. 248, fig. 34.
1973
Dacos, Nicole. "Saggio di inventario delle opere ispirate da gemme Medici nel Rinascimento." In Nicole Dacos, Antonio Giuliano, and Ulrico Pannuti, eds. Il Tesoro di Lorenzo il Magnifico. 2 vols. Exh. cat. Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, 1973: 1:158, no. 4, section C, fig. 67.
1980
Dacos, Nicole. "Saggio di inventario delle opere ispirate da gemme Medici nel Rinascimento." In Nicole Dacos, et al. Il Tesoro di Lorenzo il Magnifico: Repertorio delle gemme e dei vasi. Florence, 1980: 110, no. 4, section C, fig. 67.
1989
Dacos, Nicole. "Le rôle des plaquettes dans la diffusion des gemmes antiques: Le cas de la collection Médicis." In Italian Plaquettes. Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989): 72, 78 fig. 8.
1989
Rossi, Francesco. "Le Gemme Antiche e le Origini della Placchetta." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989): 56-57, fig. 3.