Pastel, with touches of red chalk, over touches of graphite, on blue laid paper, laid down on blue laid paper
229 × 183 mm
Helen Regenstein Collection
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Philippe de Chennevières, Les Dessins de Maitres Anciens exposés à l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts en 1879 (Paris, 1880), p. 102.
Louis Réau, “Carle Van Loo, 1705-65,” Archives de l’Art Francais, 19, no. 29.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the 18th Century (Chicago, 1977), no. 2A1.
Paris, École des Beaux-Arts, “Dessins de maîtres anciens,” 1879, cat. 533.
Toronto, Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, “French Master Drawings of the 17th and 18th Centuries in North American Collections,” 1972, cat. 142, by Pierre Rosenberg.
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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