lower left in pen and dark brown ink: 8-No 66. (inventory number of Catherine the Great of Russia)
Catherine II, empress of Russia [1729-1796]; Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg (L.2699a); State Hermitage Museum; (sale, Leipzig, C. G. Boerner, 4 May 1932, no. 50); Ferrers, London; Robert Abdy, 1962; Mrs. M. Fitzwilliam, until 1980; (sale, London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 9 December 1980, no. 168, ill.); Adolphe Stein; purchased by the National Gallery, 1981.
- Stein, 7/6-7/18/81, 73.
- Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009: 170, fig. 2 (color).