Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on oval-shaped gray laid paper, incised for transfer and perimeter mounted on ivory laid paper
176 × 148 mm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Silver
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Henry Cohen, Guide de l’amateur de livres à gravures du XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1912), p. 247.
Seymour de Ricci, The Roederer Library of French Books: Prints and Drawings of the Eighteenth Century (Philadelphia, 1923), n.p.
Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du fonds Français (Paris, 1968),10:594-95, nos. 1483-87.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1977), pp. 77-82.
Kimerly Rorschach, Eighteenth-Century French Book Illustration (Philadelphia, 1985), p. 28.
Colonel Charles de la Bédoyère (1786-1815), Paris. M. Rouquette (not in Lugt) [Fonds Français, pp. 594-95]. Marquis de Fourquevaulx (not in Lugt), Paris. Emmanuel Bocher (b. 1835?), Paris [Lugt 267ter]. Louis Olry-Roederer (d. 1932, not in Lugt), Rheims. Purchased by The Rosenbach Company, Philadelphia, 1922 [Joachim, 1977, pp. 77-82]. Mr. Louis H. Silver, Wilmette, Ill.; given to the Art Institute, 1959.
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