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across center: LEONELLVS MARCHIO / ESTENSIS; around bottom circumference: D[ominus] FERRARIE REGII ET MVTINE; around top circumference: GE[ner] R[egis] AR[agonum]

Provenance

Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased with the entire Dreyfus collection 9 July 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 31 January 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1957 to NGA.

Bibliography
1883
Armand, Alfred. Les médailleurs italiens des quinzième et seizième siècles. 2nd ed. 3 vols. Paris, 1883-1887: 1:3, no. 8.
1930
Hill, George Francis. A Corpus of Italian Medals of the Renaissance before Cellini. 2 vols. London, 1930: no. 32.
1931
Hill, George Francis. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection: Renaissance Medals. Oxford, 1931: no. 10.
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: 161.
1967
Hill, George Francis, and Graham Pollard. Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art. London, 1967: no. 11.
1972
Chiarelli, R. L'Opera completa di Pisanello. Milan, 1972: no. 95.
1983
De Lorenzi, Giovanna. Medaglie di Pisanello e della sua cerchia. Museo del Bargello, Florence, 1983: no. 9.
1984
Pollard, John Graham. Italian Renaissance Medals in the Museo Nazionale of Bargello. 3 vols. Florence, 1984: no. 9.
1991
Mottola Molfino, Alessandra, and Mauro Natale, eds. Le muse e il principe: Arte di corte nel Rinascimento padano. 2 vols. Exh. cat. Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan. Modena, 1991: 69, no. 8 [entry by Elena Corradini].
1994
Rykwert, Joseph and Anne Engel, eds. Leon Battista Alberti. Exh. cat. Palazzo del Tè, Mantua, 1994: 477, no. 78 (entry by Giannino Giovannoni).
1994
Scher, Stephen K. In The Currency of Fame. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington,The Frick Collection, New York, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1994-1995: 47-48, 50, no. 5.
1996
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1996
Marini, Paola, ed. Pisanello: I luoghi del gotico internazioniale del Veneto. Exh. cat. Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, 1996: 386-387, no. 87 [entry by Davide Gasparotto].
1996
Rugolo, Ruggero. "Medaglie." In Puppi, Leonelli. Pisanello. Una poetica dell'inatteso. Milan, 1996: 157-159, no. 9.
2000
National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000:61.
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 11, repro.