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(Frank Sabin, London); sold December 1912 to (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York); purchased 11 March 1927 by William R. Timken [1866-1949], New York; by inheritance to his widow, Lillian Guyer Timken [1881-1959], New York; bequest 1960 to NGA.

Exhibition History
An Exhibition of French Art of the XVIII Century, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1924, no. 5.
La Femme dans l'art français, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1953, no. 42.
Fragonard and His Friends: Changing Ideals in Eighteenth Century Art, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1982-1983, no. 39.
Madame Pompadour: Images of a Mistress, Musée national des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon; Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich; National Gallery, London, 2002-2003, no. 89, fig. 104 (shown only in Munich and London; not in German cat.).
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 43
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 37, repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 110, repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 135, repro.
Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 28, 142-148, color repro.
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