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Provenance

Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.

Bibliography
1886
Molinier, Émile. Les Bronzes de la Renaissance. Les Plaquettes; Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Paris, 1886: 1:19, no. 34, as after the Antique; and also duplicate second listing at 1:106, no. 152, as Caradosso.
1931
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 226, no. 326, pl. 96, as Italian, early sixteenth century.
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: 155, as Italian, early sixteenth century.
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: 106, no. 383, fig. 316, as Italian, early sixteenth century.
1981
Cannata, Pietro. "L'Eneide nelle placchette." In Fagiolo, Marcello, ed. Virgilio nell'arte e nella cultura Europea. Exh. cat. Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Rome, 1981: 239, no. 8, repro., as Italian, early sixteenth century.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 94, no. 19, repro., as Italian, early sixteenth century.
1997
Brown, Clifford and Sally Hickson. "Caradosso Foppa (ca. 1452–1526/27)." Arte Lombarda 119:1 (1997): 25–26, 27 note 7, fig. 5 (enlarged).
1998
Bekker, Gerd. Europäische Plaketten und Medaillen vom 15. bis zum 18. Jahrhundert. Leipzig, 1998: 34.