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Reverse exergue formerly bore previous inventory numbers 37 (or 57 ?) in red paint (Dreyfus) and 94 in yellow paint (Ricci 1931); numerals removed during 1982 cleaning (chemical imprints still visible).


Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his heirs; purchased with the entire Dreyfus collection 9 July 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 31 January 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1957 to NGA.


Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 69, no. 94, pl. 24, as Milanese about 1490 (possibly Bramante) for plaquette reverse [1957.14.218.a], and as Christoph Weiditz, 1524, for obverse.
Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 2:694-695, no. 688, both faces repro.

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