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Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes, Milwaukee Museum of Art, Wisconsin, 1989, brochure, no. 2.
A Collector's Cabinet, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, no. 101.


Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection: Renaissance Bronzes. Oxford, 1931: 82, no. 66, pl. 41.
Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Introduction by Perry B. Cott. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 137, as The She-Wolf suckling Romulus and Remus.
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: no. 532.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 86, 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, et al., eds., Die Münchner Kunstkammer. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, philosophisch-historische Klasse, Abhandlungen, NF, Heft 129. 3 vols. Munich, 2008: 2:723.

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