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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.

Bibliography
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 447, repro.
2013
Joannides, Paul. “Papers dedicated to Peter Humfrey, part I: A Portrait by Titian of Girolamo Cornaro.” Artibus et historiae 67 (2013): 248, fig. 8.