Pen and black ink, brush and black ink and gray wash, and black chalk, on gray laid paper
290 × 445 mm
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Regenstein
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Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1977), pp. 18-19, nos. 1B12 and 1C1.
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “French XVIII Century Pastels, Watercolors, and Drawings from the David-Weill Collection,” November-December 1938, cat. 65 or 66, as by David as “Esquisse pour Serment du Jeu de Paume.”
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 116-17, cat. 57 (ill.), cat. by Harold Joachim.
Paris, Musée du Louvre, “Dessins français de l’Art Institute de Chicago de Watteau à Picasso,” October 15, 1976-January 17, 1977, n.p., cat. 23 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, pp. 58-59, cat. 25 (ill.).
Amherst Mass., Amherst College, Mead Art Museum, “Representing Revolution,” September 15-November 1, 1989, cat. 7.
Sold, Paris, Jacques Louis David estate sale, April 17, 1826, lot 71 or 72. M. Coutan, Paris; sold, Paris, April 17-18, 1830, lot 183. Dumont, Paris; sold, Paris, February 13, 1854. Chéramy, Paris; sold, Paris, April 14-16, 1913, lot 427 or 428. David David-Weill (1871-1952), by November 1938 [New York 1938]. Sold by Wildenstein and Company, New York, to the Art Institute, 1960.
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