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Inscription

by later hand, lower center in brown ink: f Boucher

Provenance

A. Piat (sale, Paris, 22-23 March 1897, no. 6); private collection; (Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York, by 1957); Regina Slatkin [1909-1999]; gift to NGA, 1993.

Exhibition History
1957
François Boucher, Gallery Slatkin, New York, 1957, no. 23 (as The Triumph of Religion).
1987
François Boucher, His Circle and Influence, Stair Sainty Matthiesen, New York, 1987, no. 7A.
Bibliography
1906
Michel, A. François Boucher, Paris, 1906: no. 859.
1966
Ananoff, Alexandre. L'oeuvre dessine de Francois Boucher (1703-1770). Paris, 1966.
1967
Slatkin, Regina. "Review of Alexandre Ananoff, François Boucher Catalogue Raisonné," Master Drawings V (1967): 62.
1986
Jacoby, Beverly Schreiber. François Boucher's Early Development as a Draughtsman 1720-1734, New York, 1986: 136, 249, fig. II.B.9.