lower left in pen and brown ink: cHM (in monogram) Challe
Private collection, Paris; (Galerie Cailleux, Paris) (sale, Christie's, New York, 28 January 1999, no. 126); (David Tunick, Inc., New York); purchased 1999 by NGA.
- Le Rouge et le Noir, Galerie Cailleux, Paris, no. 48.
- Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009: 142, fig. 1 (color).