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Inscription

by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: ChMc; by later hand, lower right in graphite: WCI 55 (Woodner inv. no.)

Provenance

Henri du Bouchet de Bournonville, Paris; his brother Jean-Jacques du Bouchet de Villeflix; Charles Wickert [died 1918], Paris (his sale, Paris, Galerie George Petit, 3 May 1909, no. 43); Edward M. Hodgkins, Paris; (Duveen Brothers, New York, sold 1941); (purchased by William H. Schab Gallery, New York, 1941); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, 3 June 1960; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1941
French Drawings and Watercolors, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 1941, no. 3.
1971
Woodner Collection I: A Selection of Old Master Drawings before 1700, William H. Schab Gallery, New York and tour, 1971-72, no. 55.
1983
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu and tour, 1983-85, no. 55.
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 87.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich only, 1986, no. X, reprod. p. xxv (color).
1989
From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1989, no. 48 (cat. by Hilliard Goldfarb).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 60.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 36-37, 275, no. 9.
Bibliography
1875
Firmin-Didot, Ambroise. Les Graveurs de Portraits en France. Paris, 1875-77: 1: no. 982.
1909
Delteil, Loys. Catalogue des Crayons Français du CVIe Siècle composnat la collection de M. Ch(arles) W(ickert). Exh. cat. Galerie Georges Petit, Paris , 1909: 4, 40, no. 43.
1924
Dimier, Louis. Histoire de la Peinture de Portrait en France au XVIe Siècle. Paris, 1924: 2: no. 1006.
1924
Moreau-Nélaton, Étienne. Les Clouet et leurs émules. Paris, 1924: II: 99 and III: 152-3 (unattributed).
1970
Adhémar, Jean. Les Clouet & la Cour des Rois de France. Paris, 1970: 7, 11.
1973
Woodner Collection II: Old Master Drawings from the 15th to the 18th Century. Exh. cat. William H. Schab Gallery, New York; Los Angeles County Museum; Indianapolis Museum of Art. New York, 1973, under "Additions and Corrections to Woodner Collection I," n.p., no. 55.
1977
de Gaigneron, Axelle. "Ian Woodner, amateur américain de réputation mondiale, commente quelques oeuvres majeures de sa collection." Connaissance des Arts CCCX (1977): 106.
1983
Matteson, Lynn R. "Old Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection." Pantheon. XLI (1983): 386-87.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 60.
2010
Stein, Perrin. "French Drawings, Washington," The Burlington Magazine 102 (January 2010): 66, 67, fig. 87.