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Provenance

Lessing J. Rosenwald, Alverthorpe, PA, 1929; gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
1935
Master Drawings selected from the museum and private collections of America. Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1935, no 44.
1959
French Drawings from American Collections Clouet to Matisse. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1959, no. 27.
1972
French Master Drawings of the 17th & 18th centuries in North American Collections. Art Gallery of Ontario, 1972, no. 95 (Pierre Rosenberg).
1985
Robert Nanteuil: Portrait Engraver to the Sun King. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1985, no. 19.
1989
From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1989, no. 104 (Hilliard Goldfarb).
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500 - 1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 68-69, 278, no. 25 (color).
Bibliography
1924
Bouvy, Eugene. Nanteuil. Paris, 1924: 170.
1957
Fromrich, Yane. "Robert Nanteuil Dessinateur et Pastelliste." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 49 (1957): 212, 213, fig. 4.
1982
Fine, Ruth. Lessing J. Rosenwald: Tribute to a Collector. Exh. cat. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1982: 125, under no.41, fig.41a.
1992
Eaves, Morris. The Counter-Arts Conspiracy: Art and Industry in the Age of Blake. Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1992: 218, fig. 4.28.