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Inscription

on front of base: GIO.DA / VER.

Provenance

The Verrazzano family, Florence; the Vai family, Florence. The Ridolfi family, Florence. G. Sonnino, New York. Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi [1878-1955], Florence. (Mario Modestini, New York);[1] sold 1956 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1961 to NGA.[2]

Bibliography
1956
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Colllection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 238-241, no. 97, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 436, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 159
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 141, repro.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 72.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 120, repro.
1995
Giannotti, Alessandra. "'Fisso nel punto, che m'avea vinto': Girolamo Ticciati, scultore 'sicuro' nella Firenze del settecento." Atti e memorie 60, n.s. 46 (1995): 103-122, fig. 2.
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.