The portrait is of Louis, Dauphin of France (1729–65), father of Louis XVI, Louis XVIII, and Charles X, and is based on a painting of 1767 by Alexandre Roslin (1718–1793).
Signature: Signed at lower left, in script: Lamarre
Inscription: Written in gold, in exergue: Fontainebleau, / côté de la pièce d'eau.
Marking: Printed in blue on bottom:  Crossed Ls enclosing fleur-de-lis above Sevres / 23; painted in gold on bottom:  [-] 26 gbre 23; painted in green on bottom:  30 m 22; incised on bottom:  SD;  VI
Louis XVIII, King of France (after 1824) ; [ Michel Meyer , Paris, until 1993; sold to MMA ]