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Acquired by Charles Gillot in November 1897 (80 Fr) and by descent.
Christie's, Paris, 4-5 March 2008, lot 207
Please note that the crack visible through the torso in the catalogue illustration will be restored at Christie's expense prior to the sale.
M. Maek-Gérard, Nachantike Grossplastiche Bildwerke - Italien - Frankreich - Niederlande 1380-1530/40, Vol. II, Melsungen, 1981, p. 148-174