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Provenance

Art market, Paris. Otto Kahn [1867-1934], New York, by at least 1912. (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1946 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1946
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. A-162.
Bibliography
1892
Bode, Wilhelm von. Denkmäler der Renaissance-Sculptur Toscanas in historischer Anordung. 17 vols. plates; 1 vol. text . Munich, 1892-1905: 177, 228, repro. plate 548b.
1910
Bode, Wilhelm von. “Neuentdeckte Bildwerke in glasiertem Ton von Luca della Robbia.” Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst 45 (1910): 305-307, repro.307.
1912
Bode, Wilhelm von. “Luca della Robbia und sein neuester Biograph.” Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz 2 (1912-1917): 71-80, esp. 75.
1912
Marquand, Allan. Della Robbias in America. Princeton, 1912: 16-19, no. 5, repro. fig. 7.
1914
Marquand, Allan. Luca della Robbia. Princeton, 1914: 221-222, no. 62, repro. fig. 45.
1918
"G.” “The Quincy Adams Shaw Collection.” Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts XVI, no. 94 (April 1918): 11-27, esp. 22-24.
1921
Bode, Wilhelm von. Florentiner Bildhauer der Renaissance. Berlin, 1921: 156.
1928
Bode, Wilhelm von. Florentine Sculptors of the Renaissance. Translated by Jessie Haynes. Revised 2nd edition. London, 1928: 156. (Reprint, New York, 1969).
1946
Douglas, Robert Langton. "Recent Additions to the Kress Collection." The Burlington Magazine 88 (1946): 81-82
1946
Eggen, J. B. “La galerie nationale d’art, Washington.” Mouseion 57/58, nos. 3-4 (1946): 1-168, esp. 98.
1949
Galassi, Guiseppe. La scultura fiorentina del quattrocento. Milan, 1949: 123, repro. pl. 145.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 408, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 167
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 146, repro.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 35.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 198, repro.