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(J.J. Post, Amsterdam).[1] private collection, France;[2] (Heim Gallery, Paris); purchased 30 October 1967 by NGA.

Exhibition History
In Memoriam, Ailsa Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1969, unnumbered checklist.
Hazlehurst, F. Hamilton. "Five Portrait Busts: A Question of Identification and Authorship." Studies in the History of Art 24 (1990): 95-97, repro.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 177, repro.
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.
Lewis, Douglas. “A series of historicizing busts of the nineteenth century.” In Jerzy Miziolek, ed., in collaboration with Peter Martyn. Falsifications in Polish Collections and Abroad. Warsaw, 2001: 161-179, esp. 164-165 (type V.1), repro. 177, fig. 13.
Moskowitz, Anita F. Forging Authenticity: Bastianini and the Neo-Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Florence. Florence, 2013: 32, fig. 123.