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top right, divided by head of rider: IVLIVS CEASAR (Julius Ceasar); lower left, beneath mount: REX.IVBA (King Juba)


Private collection, Rome, until at least May 1945.[1] Private collection, Germany, in late 1990s; sold early 1999 to (Peter Silverman, Paris); sold to private collection, England, by May 1999; purchased 1 November 1999 through (Richard Falkiner, London) by NGA.

Associated Names
Falkiner, Richard
Exhibition History
Mostra Antiche Sculture Italiane, Studio d'Arte Palma, Rome, 1945, no. 13.
Middeldorf, Ulrich. "Filarete?" Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz 17, no. 1 (1973): 75-86, esp. note 36.
Cannata, Pietro. “Le placchette del Filarete.” In Italian Plaquettes. Douglas Lewis, ed. Studies in the History of Art 22, Symposium Papers 9 (1989): 50 n. 35.
Glass, Robert. “Filarete at the Papal Court: Sculpture, Ceremony and the Antique in Early Renaissance Rome.” Ph.D. diss, Princeton University, (2011): 357 n.36, 361 n.46, 362 n.48, 376 n.79.
Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at Carlton Hobbs LLC. Important European Bronzes. London, 2016: 62, 64.
Malgouyres, Philippe. De Filarete à Riccio. Bronzes italiens de la Renaissance (1430-1550). La collection du musée du Louvre. Paris, 2020: 30, describing the NGA plaquette as an aftercast of an example in a private Chilean collection.
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