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Marks and Labels

Reverse formerly bore previous inventory numbers 250 in white paint, canceled with bar of red paint (unidentified collection), as well as 164 in red paint (Dreyfus) and 208 in yellow paint (Ricci 1931); numerals removed in 1982 cleaning.

Provenance

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.

Bibliography
1931
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931. vol.II, 208.
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: no. 173.
1983
Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 110, no. 36.
1989
Pope-Hennessy, John. "The Study of Italian Plaquettes." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989): 30, 32 fig. 30.
2009
MizioĊ‚ek, Jerzy. "Orpheus and Eurydice: Three Spalliera Panels by Jacopo del Sellaio." I Tatti Studes in the Italian Renaissance 12 (2009): 133-134, fig. 16.
2013
Leino, Marika. Fashion, Devotion and Contemplation: The Status and Functions of Italian Renaissance Plaquettes. Oxford, 2013: 125 fig. 76, 126.