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. 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 NamesFalkiner, Richard
- 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 example as an aftercast of an example in a private Chilean collection.