around circumference: COSMVS MEDICES DECRETO PVBLICO P[ater] P[atriae]
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased with the entire Dreyfus collection 9 July 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 31 January 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.
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- Hill, George Francis, and Graham Pollard. Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art. London, 1967: no. 246.
- Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 33, no. 14.
- Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 181, color repro.
- Pernis, Maria Grazia. "Fifteenth-Century Patrons and the Scipio-Caesar Controversy." Text 6 (1994): 183, 184 fig. 1.
- Dempsey, Charles. "Portraits and Masks in the Art of Lorenzo de' Medici, Botticelli, and Politian's Stanze per la Giostra." Renaissance Quarterly 52:1 (Spring 1999): 21, 23, fig. 13.
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