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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.

Exhibition History
1953
Renaissance Portraits, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1953, no cat.
Bibliography
1883
Armand, Alfred. Les médailleurs italiens des quinzième et seizième siècles. 2nd ed. 3 vols. Paris, 1883-1887: 1:5, no. 15.
1908
Migeon, Gaston. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus, V: Les plaquettes." Les Arts 80 (August 1908): 7, nos. iii, iv.
1930
Hill, George Francis. A Corpus of Italian Medals of the Renaissance before Cellini. 2 vols. London, 1930: no. 33.
1931
Hill, George Francis. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection: Renaissance Medals. Oxford, 1931: no. 12.
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. 12.
1972
Chiarelli, R. L'Opera completa di Pisanello. Milan, 1972: no. 101.
1979
Sasser, Elizabeth. "Reflections upon the Sources and Iconography of the Elephant in the Sculptural Decoration of the Malatesta Temple at Rimini" Explorations in Renaissance Culture 5: 40-55, fig. 6.
1983
De Lorenzi, Giovanna. Medaglie di Pisanello e della sua cerchia. Museo del Bargello, Florence, 1983: no. 10.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 20, no. 12.
1984
Pollard, John Graham. Italian Renaissance Medals in the Museo Nazionale of Bargello. 3 vols. Florence, 1984: no. 10.
1987
Lloyd, Christopher. "Reconsidering Sperandio." Studies in the History of Art 21 (1987):99-100, repro.
1994
Rykwert, Joseph and Anne Engel, eds. Leon Battista Alberti. Exh. cat. Palazzo del Tè, Mantua, 1994: 477-478, no. 79 (entry by Luke Syson).
1996
Cordellier, Dominique, et. al. Pisanello. Exh. cat. Musée du Louvre, 1996: 404, no. 278 [entry by Sylvie de Turckheim-Pey].
1996
Rugolo, Ruggero. "Medaglie." In Puppi, Leonelli. Pisanello. Una poetica dell'inatteso. Milan, 1996: 165-166, no. 12.
1996
Woods-Marsden, Joanna. "Per una tipologia del ritratto di stato nel Rinascimento italiano." In Gentili, Augusto, Philippe Morel, and Claudia Ceri Via. Il ritratto e la memoria. 3 vols. Rome, 1996: 3:31-62.
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 12, repro.
2009
Pasini, Pier Giorgio. Il tesoro di Sigismondo e le medaglie di Matteo de' Pasti. Bologna, 2009: repro. 25.