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Inscription

by later hand, lower right in pen and brown ink: 84; by later hand on mount, center left in graphite: Coypel

Provenance

Baron Louis-Auguste de Schwiter [1805-1889] (Lugt 1768), Paris (sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 20-21 April 1883, lot 26); (Strölin et Bayser, Paris); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, by 1973; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1973
Woodner Collection II: Old Master Drawings from the XV to the XVIII Century, William H. Schab Gallery, New York and tour, 1973-74, no. 92.
1983
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu and tour, 1983-85, no. 57.
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 92.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, and Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1986, no. 77.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 75.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 95.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 76 (entry by Margaret Morgan Grasselli).
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007 (no cat.).
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 90-91, 279-280, 2009, no. 36 (color).
Bibliography
1983
Matteson, Lynn R. "Old Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection." Pantheon. XLI (1983): 386-87.
1989
Garnier, Nicole. Antoine Coypel (1661-1722). Paris, 1989: no. 414.
2013
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. "The Attribution of the Fauns: Restoring a Group of Trois-crayons Drawings to Louis de Boullogne the Younger." Master Drawings 51 (Winter 2013): 473, 477, fig. 4 (color).