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Inscription

lower center: 20 may 1774 / a 8 hr du Soir; verso, in another hand in graphtie: 4 St. Aubin

Provenance

Alfred Beurdeley (Lugt 421)

Exhibition History
1900
Rétrospective de la ville de Paris. Exposition Universelle de 1900, Paris, no. 265.
1951
Le dessin français de Watteau à Prud'hon. Galerie Cailleux, Paris, 1951, no. 138.
1958
French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse. Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam; Mus2e de l'Orangerie, Paris; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 1958-1959, no. 80.
1961
An Exhibition of French Masters: Rococo to Romanticism. UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, 1961, no. 41.
1968
France in the Eighteenth Century. Royal Academy of Arts, 1968, no. 629, fig. 320 (Denys Sutton with Francis Watson).
1975
Prints and Drawings by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin, 1724-1780. Davison Art Center Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, and Baltimore Museum of Art, 1975, no. 53 (Victor Carlson, Ellen D'Oench, and Richard S. Field).
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 158-159, 284, no. 68 (color).
Bibliography
1877
Portalis, Baron Roger de. Les dessinateurs d'illustrations au 18e siècle. 2 parts in 4 vols. Paris, 1877, 2 (pt. 1): 570.
1929
Dacier, Emile. Gabriel de Saint-Aubin, peintre, dessinateur et graveur. 2 vols. Paris, 1929-1931, 2: 95, no. 543.
1980
Rosasco, Betsy. "Notes on Two Gabriel de Saint-Aubin Drawings and the Statues They Depict." Studies in the History of Art 9 (1980): 51, 52, 55, fig. 1.

2001
Hedin, Thomas F. "The Petite Commande of 1664: Burlesque in the Gardens of Versailles." The Art Bulletin 83, no. 4 (December 2001): 654, 662 (fig. 19), 679, 680 note 26, 684 note 202.