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Inscription

lower right in ink: L. Boilly 1806.

Provenance

Probably Julien Boilly collection (sale, Paris, 4 May 1868, no. 94); Variot Collection, Paris, 1930; (Jacques Seligmann & Co., Paris); Mrs. Russell Pope (sale, New York, Parke Bernet, 25 May 1946, no. 774); Lock and Baer, New York; Baron Cassell van Doorn, from 1946; private collection; M. R. Schweitzer and Didier Aaron, Inc., New York; purchased for NGA by Dora Donner Ide in 1990.

Exhibition History
1930
Exposition L. L. Boilly,Galerie Jacques Seligmann & Fils, Paris, 1930, no. 128.
1991
NGA 50th Anniversary, 1991, p. 126.
Bibliography
1898
Harrisse, Harry. L. L. Boilly, Peintre, dessinateur et lithographe, Sa vie et son oeuvre. Paris, 1898, 184, no. 1188.
1931
Mabille de Poncheville, A. Boilly. Paris, 1931, 146.