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Inscription

by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: francois Lemoine?; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: RFF / No. 40

Provenance

Henri Lacroix, Paris (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 18-23 March 1901, no. 196 as Noel Coypel, Composition allégorique). Private collection (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 11 March 1944, no. 7). (Paul Prouté S.A., Paris, 1966). Private collection (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21 June 1991, no. 37); (Adolphe Stein, Paris); (sale, Christie's, London, 4 July 2000, no. 44, unsold); NGA purchase from Stein in 2000.

Bibliography
1966
Dessins originaux anciens et modernes...., Paul Prouté S.A., Paris, 1966: no. 25 (as attributed to Noël Coypel the Elder).