Provenance

Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, Inc., New York; Norton Simon, Los Angeles, CA (sold New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., May 7, 1971, no. 206); sold to Armand Hammer Collection, Los Angeles, CA; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1971
Exhibited with the Armand Hammer Collection from 1971, starting with Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City; except State Museum of Foreign Fine Arts, Riga, USSR, 1973; China Art Gallery, Beijing, 1982; and Huntington Galleries, West Virginia, 1982.
1973
François Boucher in North American Collections: 100 Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Art Institute of Chicago, 1973-1974, no. 28.
1982
François Boucher, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, 1982, no. 99, p. 122.
Bibliography
1949
Boux, Marcel. Inventaire du fonds francais, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle,Vol. 6, Paris, 1949: 367, no. 88 (engraving by Demarteau).
1966
Ananoff, Alexandre. L'oeuvre dessine de Francois Boucher (1703-1770). Paris, 1966.
1972
Slatkin, Regina Shoolman, "Some Boucher Drawings and Related Prints." Master Drawings, Vol. 10 (1972): 276-277, pl. 38.