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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; gift 1957 to NGA.
- Exhibition of Architecture in Early Renaissance Pictures, Allen Memorial Art Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio, 1955, no. 2, repro. [catalogue in the museum's Bulletin, Winter 1955: 68-81].
- The Genius of the Sculptor in Michelangelo's Work, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1992, no. 155, repro.
- Hill, George Francis, and Graham Pollard. Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art. London, 1967: no. 194.
- Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 98, no. 9.
- Norris, Andrea S. "Gian Cristoforo Romano: The Courtier as Medalist." Studies in the History of Art 21 (1987):137, repro.
- Pollard, John Graham. Renaissance Medals. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. 2 vols. Washington, 2007: 1:no. 219, repro.