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by the artist lower right in graphite: J.M. moreau Le jne / 1777

Exhibition History
1940
Master Drawings: An Exhibition of Drawings from American Museum and Private Collections. Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1940, no. 71 (Annemarie Henle).
1950
Masterpieces of Drawings. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1950, no. 67.
1950
The Eighteenth-Century Art of France and England. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1950, no. 85.
1956
Fêtes Galantes. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1956 (no cat.).
1961
An Exhibition of French Masters: Rococo to Romanticism. UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, 1961, no. 56.
1968
France in the Eighteenth Century. Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1968, no. 476 (Denys Sutton with Francis Watson).
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 220-221, 289, no. 95 (color)
Bibliography
1875
Bocher, Emmanuel. Les gravures françaises du XVIIIe siècle; ou, Catalogue raisonné des estampes, eaux-fortes, pièces en couleur, au bistre et au lavis, de 1700 à 1800. 6 fasc.. Paris, 1875-1882, 6: 495 (under no. 1368), 697, 713, 717.

1877
Portalis, Baron Roger de. Les dessinateurs d'illustrations au 18e siècle. 2 parts in 4 vols. Paris, 1877, 2 (pt. 1): 461.

1880
Goncourt, Edmond and Jules de. L'art du dix-huitième siècle. 2 vols. Paris, 1880-1882, 2: 251.

1912
Cohen, Henri. Guide de l'amateur de livres a gravures de XVIIIe siecle. 6th edition revised and enlarged by Seymour de Ricci. Paris, 1912: col. 361, no.33.
1923
Clayton, Edward, ed. French Engravings of the Eighteenth Century in the Collection of Joseph Widener, Lynnewood Hall.4 vols. London (privately printed), 1923, 4: 559, 588, under no. 33.
1923
Ricci, Seymour de. The Roederer Library of French Books, Prints, and Drawings of the 18th Century. Philadelphia, 1923: n.p. [8-9].