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Provenance

Barsanti, Rome. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Rome); sold October 1927 to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955], New York;[1] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1935
Sculptures of the Italian Renaissance, A.S. Drey Galleries, New York, 1935, no.39.
1988
The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450-1535, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin; University Art Museum, Univ. of Cal. at Berkeley; Yale Univ., New Haven, 1988-1989, no. 62 (shown only in Austin).
Bibliography
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 218, no. A-24.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 253, repro. 224.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 195, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 417, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 145.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 129, repro.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 54.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 21, repro.
1999
Norman Herz, Katherine A. Holbrow and Shelley G. Sturman. "Marble Sculture in the National Gallery of Art: a Provenance Study." In Max Schvoerer, ed. Archéomatériaux: marbres et autres roches: ASMOSIA IV, Bordeaux, France 9-13 october 1995: actes de la IVème Conférence international de l’Association pour l’étude des marbres et autres roches utilizes dans le passé. Talence, 1999: 101-110.