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Provenance

(sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 5 December 1989, no.81). (Cyril Humphris, London), in 1990. Mrs. Ruth Blumka [c. 1920-1994], New York; gift 1991 to NGA.

Bibliography
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 162, repro.
2008
Banzato, Davide. "Considerazioni sulla lavorazione e la diffusione di modelli nelle botteghe del Briosco, del Vittoria e dei De Levis." In L’industria artistica del bronzo del Rinascimento a Venezia e nell’Italia settentrionale. Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi, Venezia, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, 23 e 24 ottobre 2007. Edited by Matteo Ceriana and Victoria Avery. Verona, 2008: 179-186, esp. 184-186, identifying the arms as resembling those of the De Castello of Verona but also those of the Bergonzi and the Zanchi, the latter originating in Bergamo.
2016
Avery, Charles. Joseph de Levis & Company. Renaissance Bronze-founders in Verona. London, 2016: 108, 167 cat. 104, repro., 168, 190, identifying the arms as those of the De Castello of Bergamo.