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Reverse bears former inventory number 178 in red paint (Dreyfus) and earlier-style NGA accession number in red paint.


Eugene Piot [1812-1890], Paris; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25-30 April 1864, no. 29); Louis-Charles Timbal [1821-1880], Paris;[1] sold with his collection 1872 to Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); purchased 1944 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Rinascimento e Passione per L'Antico. Andrea Riccio e il suo tempo, Museo Castello del Buonconsiglio, Trento, 2008, no. 17, repro., as by Andrea Riccio (?).


Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931. vol.II, 128.
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: no. 204.
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 88, no. 3.
Lloyd, Christopher. "Two Large Plaquettes in Oxford from the Collection of C. D. E. Fortnum." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989):216, repro. 217.
Sturman, Shelley, and Barbara Berrie. "Technical Examination of Riccio Plaquettes." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989):177, 186, repro.

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