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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.

Bibliography
1836
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1886
Molinier, Émile. Les Bronzes de la Renaissance. Les Plaquettes; Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Paris, 1886:, 1:141-142, no. 188.
1931
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931. vol. II, 142, no. 186, pl. 60.
1951
National Gallery of Art. Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Intro. by Perry B. Cott. Washington, 1951: 152, no. A-463.186B.
1951
National Gallery of Art, Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Introduction by Perry B. Cott. Washington, 1951:
1964
Pope-Hennessy, Sir John. "The Italian Plaquette." Proceedings of the British Academy I (1964): 71, pl. 6, fig. a. Reprinted in The Study and Criticism of Italian Sculpture. Princeton, 1980: 201, fig. 14 (as trial cast).
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: 44, no. 140, fig. 166.
1966
Montagu, Jennifer. "Plaquettes Revealed" Apollo 83 (March 1966): 229.
1987
Lewis 1987, 81, 94 note 21.
1989
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1989
Pope-Hennessy, John. "The Study of Italian Plaquettes." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989): 27, fig. 22.