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Inscription

by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 92/712/2

Provenance

(André Candillier, Paris); purchased 1998 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2003
Colorful Impressions: The Printmaking Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2003-2004, no. 18, as The Awakening of Venus by Louis-Marin Bonnet after François Boucher.
Bibliography
1935
Herold, Jacques. Louis-Marin Bonnet (1735-1793): Catalogue de l'oeuvre grave. Paris: La Societe pour l'etude de la gravure Francaise, 1935.
2003
Colorful Impressions: The Printmaking Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2003-2004: no. 18.