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Inscription

by the artist across the bottom in black chalk: le nez Et le visage un peu Court

Provenance

(sale, Christies, London, 11-13 December 1985, no. 171); acquired by National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 76-77, 279, no. 29 (color).
Bibliography
1998
Clark, Alvin L., Jr. Mastery and Elegance: Two Centuries of French Drawings from the Collection of Jeffrey E. Horvitz. Exh. cat. Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, et al. Cambridge, 1998: 364, no. 24, note 2 (entry by Margaret Morgan Grasselli).