Overview

No overview available.

Inscription

by later hand, along left edge of mount verso in red ink: R/L 18; by later hand, along left edge of mount verso in black ink: MC 092-23

Marks and Labels

null

Provenance

Alphonse Kann (sale, Galerie George Petit, Paris, 6-8 December 1920, no. 6, as Boucher). Professor Hans Robert Hahnloser [1899-1974], Bern (sale, Christie's, London, 17 July 1972, no. 6, as Deshays); private collection (sale, Sotheby-Parke Bernet, London, 8 November 1978, no. 6, as F. Boucher); private collection, Washington (sale, Christie's, New York, 10 January 1990, no. 121); (Galerie Cailleux, Paris) (sale, Christie's, New York, 28 January 1999, no. 136); NGA purchase (via David Tunick, Inc., New York) in 1999.

Exhibition History
1940
Die hauptwerke der Sammlung Hahnloser, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, 1940, no. 28, as Boucher.
1984
Exhibition of Old Master Drawings/ Kate de Rothschild exhibiting at Alan Jacobs Gallery, London, 1984, no. 21.
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 164-165, 285, no. 71 (color).
2012
The Baroque Genius of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C., 2012 (no cat.).
Bibliography
2008
Bancel, André. Jean-Baptiste Deshays, 1729-1765. Paris, 2008: 137, no. P.85 (color repro. p. 47).
Technical Summary