Follower of Donatello, Florentine or Sienese 15th Century
46.5 x 17.7 x 21 cm (18 5/16 x 6 15/16 x 8 1/4 in)
Art market, Paris; purchased 1903 by the Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin; sold 1935 to Bruno Kern, Vienna; by inheritance to his wife, and his son from his first marriage. (Wildenstein & Co., New York); purchased 1955 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;  gift 1957 to NGA.  A letter dated 8 February 1955 from Wildenstein & Co. to the Kress Foundation outlines the agreement for the sale of two paintings and a bronze figure (copy in NGA curatorial files). The bronze is described as a "winged candlestick figure" made by Francisco di Giorgio.