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Provenance

Probably Charles Gasc (L.544), Paris, c. 1850; (Vente L. Tabourier, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 20-22 June 1898, no. 144); Richard S. Owen, Paris; purchased 1937 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1984
Watteau, 1684-1721. National Gallery of Art and tour, 1984-85, no. 36.
1999
"Watteau and His World: French Drawings from 1700 to 1750", The Frick Collection, New York; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1999-2000, no. 44a, 44b.
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 104-105, 281, no. 43 (color; recto and verso).
Bibliography
1996
Rosenberg, Pierre and Louis-Antoine Prat. Antoine Watteau 1684-1721. Catalogue raisonné des dessins. Milan: Leonardo Editore, 1996.