around circumference: LA JEVNESSE FRANCAISE AV DOYEN DES ETVDIANTS; around circumference to left: 31 AOVT 1786.31 AOVT 1886; under front chair leg: O. Roty; on scroll beneath chair: CORPS GRAS / RASTE SIMULTANE / DES COVLEVRS / MMIE A[?]JOVIT / LA T[?] / [?] DES COVLEVRS
(David and Constance Yates, New York); purchased 1 June 2004 by NGA.