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by later hand, upper left verso in graphite: dessiné par Taraval Lejeune; by later hand, upper left verso in graphite: 250; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: [undeciphered]; on backing of old frame (now discarded): Coll J Masson / Connétable Albert de Luynes


A member of the d'Albert de Luynes family; Jean Masson [1856-1933] (Lugt 1494a), Amiens and Paris; (sale, Sotheby's, New York, 28 January 1998, no. 172, as French School, 18th Century); purchased (through P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd.) 1998 by NGA.

Exhibition History
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 244-245, 290, no. 106 (color).
Stein, Perrin. "French Drawings, Washington," The Burlington Magazine 102 (January 2010): 67.