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Provenance

Jacques Doucet [1853-1929], Paris (his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 5 June 1912, no. 64); Sir Geoge Donaldson; private collection, Paris, 1931; Howard Sturges [d. 1955], New York, by 1950; gift 1956 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1972
French Master Drawings of the 17th and 18th Centuries in North American Collections. Toronto and tour, 1972-73, no. 154, fig. 72 (Pierre Rosenberg).
1974
French 18th and 19th Century Drawings. The Phillips Collection, Washington, 1974 (no cat.).
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 78-79.
1984
Watteau, 1684-1721. National Gallery of Art, Washington: Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin. Washington, 1984-1985, 156, 181-182, 361-362, fig. 7, no. 104.
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 100-101, 280, no. 41.

Bibliography

1904
Tourneux, Maurice. "La collection M. Jacques Doucet: Pastels et dessins." Les Arts 36 (December 1904): 4, 20, 22.
1910
Guiffrey, Jean and Pierre Marcel, Société de Reproduction des Dessins de Maîtres. Paris, 1910: unnumbered.
1921
Bouyer, Raymond. "Watteau et la musique." Revue de l'Art ancien et moderne 40 (July/August 1921): 26.
1931
Parker, K.T. The Drawings of Antoine Watteau. London, 1931: 31, 44, no. 38.
1950
Shoolman, Regina, and Charles Slatkin. Six Centuries of French Master Drawings in America. Oxford and New York, 1950: 52, pl. 30.
1957
Parker, K.T. and J. Mathey, Antoine Watteau, catalogue complet de son oeuvre dessiné. 2 vols. Paris, 1957, 2: no. 850 (the corresponding plate incorrectly labeled 849).
1963
Börsch-Supan, Helmut. La peinture française du XVIIIe siècle à la cour de Frédéric II. Exh. cat. Palais du Louvre, Paris, 1963: under no. 33.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 675, no. 1077, color repro., as The Violin Player.
1985
Börsch-Supan, Helmut. Watteau 1684-1721: Führer zur Ausstellung im Schloss Charlottenburg. Berlin, 1985: no. 69.
1996
Rosenberg, Pierre and Louis-Antoine Prat. Antoine Watteau 1684-1721. Catalogue raisonné des dessins. Milan: Leonardo Editore, 1996, 2: no. 594.

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