Pastel, with touches of black crayon and red chalk, on blue laid paper, laid down on blue wove paper, laid down on cream wove paper
234 × 182 mm
Gift of the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
Extended information about this artwork
P. de Chennevières, Les Dessins de Maîtres Anciens exposés a l’École des Beaux-Arts en 1879 (Paris, 1880), p. 102.
Louis Réau, “Carle Van Loo, 1705-65,” Archives de l’Art Français, 19:29.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the 18th Century (Chicago, 1977), no. 2A2.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1985-1986.
The Art Institute of Chicago, September 30, 1988-May 8, 1990.
Edmond (died 1896) and Jules Goncourt (died 1870), Paris; sold, February 15, 1897, lot 330 [according to Joachim 1977]. Comtesse Pélhion [according to Joachim 1977]. Sold by the Charles E. Slatkin Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1959.
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