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initialed by the artist in brush and gray wash on the stone wall at left: LM; and again in brush and black wash in the foliage at lower left, LM (now almost invisible)


Richard Owen, Paris (Listed as ‘by tradition M. Coindet, First Secretary of Necker’ [1]); purchased 1935 by Samuel H. Kress, New York; gift 1963 to the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 89.
Gardens on Paper: Prints and Drawings, 1200-1900. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1990, 124, 127, 171, no. 79, reprod. 126 (Virginia Tuttle Clayton).
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 250-251, 291, no. 109 (color).
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 346, dK385, fig. 315.