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Inscription

across top on cartouche above bust: S A C

Provenance

(sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 13 April 1983, no. 99); (unknown dealer); (Ellin Mitchell, New York); purchased 6 November 1984 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1989
Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes, Milwaukee Museum of Art, Wisconsin, 1989, brochure no. 8.
Bibliography
1989
Sturman, Shelley and Berrie, Barbara. "Technical Examination of Riccio Plaquettes." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989):180-181, 186-187, repro.
2008
Lewis, Douglas. "Collectors of Renaissance Reliefs: Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536) and Baron Boissel de Monville (1763-1832)." In Collecting Sculpture in Early Modern Europe. Ed. by Nicholas Penny and Eike D. Schmidt. Studies in the History of Art 70, Symposium Papers XLVII (2008): 137-138, 143 n. 42.