Marks and Labels
Reverse bears former inventory numbers 15 in white paint (unidentified collection), 73 in red paint (Dreyfus), and 69 in yellow paint (Ricci 1931).
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.
- Molinier, Émile. Les Bronzes de la Renaissance. Les Plaquettes; Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Paris, 1886: 1:72-73, no. 104, repro., as A Young Hunter and a Bacchant, by Melioli.
- Migeon, Gaston. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus, V: Les plaquettes." Les Arts 80 (August 1908): 23, repro., as Sleeping Woman and Bacchant, by Melioli.
- Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 56, no. 69, pl. 23, as A Warrior and a Sleeping Youth, by Pseudo Melioli.
- Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Introduction by Perry B. Cott. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 144, as A Warrior and a Sleeping Youth, by Pseudo Melioli.
- Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: 58, no. 191, fig. 209, as Allegorical Scene, by Pseudo Melioli.