Provenance

Arthur Seymour. (Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York); inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, after purchase 9 December 1915 by funds of the estate; gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1973
François Boucher in North American Collections: One Hundred Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Art Institute of Chicago, 1973-1974, not in catalogue or brochure (shown only in Washington).
Bibliography
1980
Greber, Josef Maria. Abraham und David Roentgen, Möbel für Europa. Starnberg, 1980: 2:pls. 623-624.
1994
Himmelheber, Georg. "Roentgens Prunkmöbel für Ludwig XVI." Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 57, no. 3 (1994): 466, 467 figs. 5(detail) and 6, 468.
1998
Croll, Gerhard. "Intarsierte Musik - Musikalische Marketerien. Eine Pergolesi-Arie 1776 bei David Roentgen." In Österreichische Musik. Beiträge zur Musikgeschichte Mitteleuropas. Theophil Antonicek zum 60. Geburtstag. Tutzing, 1998: 185.
2000
Ramond, Pierre. Masterpieces of Marquetry. 3 vols. Translated by Tim Levenson and Brian Considine. Los Angeles, 2000: 3:126.
2012
Koeppe, Wolfram. Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens. Exh. cat. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013: 33-34, repro.
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