Black and red chalk, heightened with white chalk, on tannish-gray laid paper
281 × 186 mm
Restricted gift of the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
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Harold Joachim, “A Group of Drawings by Nicolas Lancret,” Liber Amicorum (Amsterdam, 1974), pp. 102-09 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), no. 1F7.
Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, “French Master Drawings of the 17th and 18th Centuries in North American Collections,” 1972, cat. 74.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 80 and 83, cat. 41 (ill.), cat. by Harold Joachim.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Selected Works of 18th Century French Art in the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago,” January 24-March 28, 1976, p. 47, cat. 33 (ill.).
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. 6 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, pp. 22-23, cat. 6 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1985-1986.
Probably G. W. Knobelsdorff, Potsdam [Chicago 1974]; probably by descent to Andreas Kruger (died 1759), Potsdam [Chicago 1974]; by descent to his nephew, Andreas Ludwig Kruger (1743-1822), Potsdam; by descent to his son, Friedrich Ludwig Carl Kruger (1776-1828), Potsdam; by descent to his son. Sold by Adolphe Stein, Paris, to the Art Institute, 1971.
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