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Friedrich Augustus I, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony;[1] presented 1826 to Baron Wittinghoff [Vietinghoff], Adjutant General, Dresden; Camillo Castiglioni, Vienna, 1923; (his sale, Frederik Muller & Co., Amsterdam, 18 November 1925, no. 10). (Jacob Hirsch Antiquities, New York); sold 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History

Antiquity in the Renaissance, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1978, no. 17.


Planiscig, Leo (introduction). Sammlung Camillo Castiglioni, Bronzestatuetten und Geräte. Vienna, 1923: 20-21, no. 10, repro.
Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 31, repro., as Sienese School, The Capoline Wolf.
Seymour, Charles. Masterpieces of Sculpture from the National Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1949: 171, note 3, repro. 29, 31.
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 424, repro., as Sienese School, The Capitoline Wolf.
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: no. 531.
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 171, as Sienese School, The Capitoline Wolf.
National Gallery of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. Washington, 1968: 151, repro., as Sienese School, The Capitoline Wolf.
Gazda, Elaine K., and Hanfmann, George M. A.. “Ancient bronzes: decline, survival, revival.” in Suzannah Doeringer, David Gordon Mitten and Arthur Steinberg, eds. Art and Technology; a Symposium on Classical Bronzes. Cambridge, MA, 1970: 245-270, esp. 254-255 (repro.), 268 n. 93.
Paul Rosenberg & Co. Bronzes of the Italian Renaissance. Twenty-two unpublished statuettes. Introduction and notes by Alexandre P. Rosenberg: no. 1.
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 29.
Ebert-Schifferer, Sibylle, ed. Natur und Antike in der Renaissance. Exh. cat. Liebieghaus, Museum Alter Plastik, Frankfurt am Main, 1985: 350.
Rebaudo, Ludovico. “Questioni di storia dell’archeologia nel Quattrocento II. La ‘Lupa Capitolina’ nel 1471.” Prospettiva 73-74 (January-April 1994): 21-31, esp. 28 and 31, n. 84.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 43, repro.
Banzato, Davide and Vok, Ignazio, eds. Bronzi del Rinascimento. Collezione Vok. Exh. cat. Musei civici agli Eremitani, Padua, 2004: 11.
Scholten, Frits, and Monique Verber, with contributions by Robert van Langh and Dirk Visser. From Vulcan’s Forge: Bronzes from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 1450-1800. Exh. cat. Daniel Katz Ltd., London and Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna. London, 2005: 61, n.1.
Diemer Dorothea, Peter Diemer, Lorenz Seelig, Peter Volk, Brigitte Volk-Knüttel et al., eds., Die Münchner Kunstkammer. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, philosophisch-historische Klasse, Abhandlungen, NF, Heft 129. 3 vols. Munich, 2008: 2:723, repro.

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