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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.

Exhibition History
1980
Beyond Nobility: Art for the Private Citizen in the Early Renaissance, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, 1980-1981, no. 42, repro.
Bibliography
1886
Molinier, Émile. Les Bronzes de la Renaissance. Les Plaquettes; Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Paris, 1886: 1:7, no. 9.
1908
Migeon, Gaston. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus, V: Les plaquettes." Les Arts 80 (August 1908): 22, fig. 6.
1931
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 30, no. 27, pl 14.
1951
Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Introduction by Perry B. Cott. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 142.
1965
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: 74, no. 249, fig. 39, as after the Antique.
1973
Dacos, Nicole. "Saggio di inventario delle opere ispirate da gemme Medici nel Rinascimento." In Nicole Dacos, Antonio Giuliano, and Ulrico Pannuti, eds. Il Tesoro di Lorenzo il Magnifico. 2 vols. Exh. cat. Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, 1973: 1:162, no. 16, section C, fig. 73.
1980
Dacos, Nicole. "Saggio di inventario delle opere ispirate da gemme Medici nel Rinascimento." In Nicole Dacos, et al. Il Tesoro di Lorenzo il Magnifico: Repertorio delle gemme e dei vasi. Florence, 1980: 114, no. 16, section C, fig. 73.
1989
Dacos, Nicole. "Le rôle des plaquettes dans la diffusion des gemmes antiques: Le cas de la collection Médicis." Studies in the History of Art 22 (1989): 80, 82, fig. 12.
1989
Freedman, Luba. “Donatello’s Bust of a Youth and the Ficino Canon of Proportions.” In Il ritratto e la memoria: Materiali 1. Ed. Augusto Gentili. Biblioteca del Cinquecento 48. Rome: 120–121, fig. 4.
1989
Rossi, Francesco. "Le Gemme Antiche e le Origini della Placchetta." In Italian Plaquettes. Douglas Lewis, ed. Studies in the History of Art 22, Symposium Papers 9 (1989): 59-60, fig. 7.
2001
Lewis, Douglas. “Rehabilitating a Fallen Athlete: Evidence for a Date of 1453/1454 in the Veneto for the Bust of a Platonic Youth by Donatello.” In Small Bronzes in the Renaissance. Debra Pincus, ed. Studies in the History of Art 62, Symposium Papers 39 (2001): 34, fig. 4, 36.
2010
Gennaioli, Riccardo, ed. Pregio e bellezza: cammei e intagli dei Medici. Exh. cat. Palazzo Pitti, Museo degli Argenti, Florence. Livorno, 2010: 120, no. 33.
2011
Rossi, Francesco. La collezione Mario Scaglia: placchette. 3 vols. Bergamo, 2011: 1:41, under Prototipo, M.2, fig. b.