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Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 with entire Dreyfus collection by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris);[1] purchased 15 December 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;[2] gift 1937 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Sculpture and Medals of the Renaissance from the Dreyfus Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1932.


Bode, Wilhelm von. Denkmäler der Renaissance-Sculptur Toscanas in historischer Anordung. 17 vols. plates; 1 vol. text . Munich, 1892-1905: 11:pl. 330A; text vol.:104.
Vitry, Paul. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus: I. - La Sculpture." Les Arts 72 (December 1907): 12, repro.
Fabriczy, Cornelius von. “Kritisches Verzeichnis toskanischer Holz- und Tonstatuen bis zum Beginn des Cinquecento.” Jahrbuch der königlich preuszischen Kunstsammlungen 30 (beiheft; 1909): 48, no. 192.
Catalogue of a Collection of Italian Sculpture and Other Plastic Art of the Renaissance [at the] Burlington Fine Arts Club. Introduction by Eric R.D. Maclagan. London, 1913: 38, no. 17.
Dreyfus Collection. Certain of the Sculptures from the collection of M. Gustave Dreyfus, Paris, which was acquired in its Entirety from the Executors of his Estate in MDCCCCXXX by Sir Joseph Duveen, Bart. [with photos by Clarence Kennedy]. Florence, 1930: repro. [issued in variant editions; plates unnumbered in two NGA copies, numbered XXVII-XXVIII third NGA copy; numbered XXXV and XXXVI in Smith College copy]
Gottschalk, Heinz. Antonio Rossellino. Liegnitz, 1930: 55-56.
“Einige weitere Abbildungen aus der Sammlung Gustave Dreyfus.” Pantheon 7 (March 1931): 115, repro.
Mann, J. G. Wallace Collection Catalogues. Sculpture. London, 1931 (supplement 1981): 20.
Maclagan, Eric R. D. and Margaret H. Longhurst. London, Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture. 2 vols., London, 1932: 1:65

Cortissoz, Royal. An Introduction to the Mellon Collection. Boston, 1937: 26-27.
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 234, no. A-14.
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 253, repro. 235.
Swarzenski, Georg. "Some Aspects of Italian Quattrocento Sculpture in the National Gallery." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6th series, 24 (November 1943): 291 fig. 7, 292.
Duveen Brothers, Inc. Duveen Sculpture in Public Collections of America: A Catalog Raisonné with illustrations of Italian Renaissance Sculptures by the Great Masters which have passed through the House of Duveen. New York, 1944: figs. 93-94.
Pope-Hennessy, John, assisted by Ronald Lightbown. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Victoria and Albert Museum. 3 vols. London, 1964: 1:131-132.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 211, repro.

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