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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
1878
L'art ancient, Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1878, unnumbered catalogue.
1981
Glorious Horsemen: Equestrian Art in Europe 1500-1800, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts; The J.B. Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, 1981-1982, no. 22, repro.
Bibliography
1878
Piot, Eugène. "Les médailles, les médaillons et les plaquettes de la Renaissance." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 2d ser., 18 (December 1878): 1067, repro.
1879
Piot, Eugène. L’Exposition universelle de 1878: L’art ancien. Paris, 1879: 414, repro.
1883
Müntz, Eugène. “L’orfèvrerie romaine de la Renaissance, avec une étude spéciale sur Caradosso (Two Parts).” Gazette des Beaux-Arts 2d ser., 27 (May 1883): 421-424, repro. 411; (June 1883): 491-495, 499.
1886
Molinier, Émile. Les Bronzes de la Renaissance. Les Plaquettes; Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Paris, 1886: 1:108, no. 155.
1908
Migeon, Gaston. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus, V: Les plaquettes." Les Arts 80 (August 1908): 18, repro.
1931
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 74–75, no. 102, pl. 31.
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: 148.
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: 19, no. 53, fig. 75.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 98, no. 2.