Inscription

beneath the front rail, stenciled in black: B.V.R.B.; beneath the front rail, stamped with the monogram of the _jurés_, and blackened with ink

Provenance

Sir Edward Page Turner [d. 1874]; by inheritance to his wife, Lady Page Turner, Battlesden House, Preston Park, Brighton; (her estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 20 February 1903, no. 91A); (Frank Partridge, London).[1] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 24 February 1910 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; 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
1942
Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 18.