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around circumference: M[eester] ADRIAEN VAN GOD GHEKOREN PAVS VA[n] ROMEN TVTRECHT GEBOREN

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
1925
Tourneur, Victor. "Les Médailles du Pape Adrien VI." Revue belge de Numismatique 77 (1925):102-104.
1931
Hill, George Francis. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection: Renaissance Medals. Oxford, 1931: no. 629.
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: 204.
1959
Paus Adrianus VI. Exh. cat. Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 1959:95-96, no. 94.
1960
Gelder, Henrik Enno van. "Het Penningportret van Paus Adrianus VI." De Geuzenpenningen Munt-en Penningportret Niews 10 (1960): 1-3.
1967
Hill, George Francis, and Graham Pollard. Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art. London, 1967: no. 629.
1977
Trapp, Joseph Burney and Hubertus Schulte Herbrüggen"The King's Good Servant" Sir Thomas More. Exh. cat. National Portrait Gallery, London, 1977: 51, no. 76.
1979
Eisler, Colin. The Master of the Unicorn: The Life and Work of Jean Duvet. New York,1979: 200, n. 6.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 152, no. 30.
1986
Meer, Gay van der. In Filedt-Kok, J.P., W. Halsema-Kubes and W. Th. Kloek, eds. Kunst voor de Beeldenstorm: Nordnederlandse kunst 1515-1580. Exh. cat. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1986:127, no. 10.
1993
Louwet, Walter. “Conrad Meit, Medailleur van Filips van Bourgondie en Margareta van Oostenrijk.” Revue belge de Numismatique et de Sigillographie (Belgisch Tijdschrift voor Numismatiek en Zegelkunde) 139 (1993): 103-132, esp. 121, repro. plates VI-IX.
2007
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:no. 766, repro.
2010
Alsteens, Stijn, in Maryan W. Ainsworth, ed. Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart’s Renaissance: The Complete Works. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery, London, 2010-2011: 101 n. 55, repro. 95.