Signature: Signed and dated in graphite at lower right: Ingres / 1814.
Ingres' friend, Auguste Maillard (French); by descent to Gustave Maillard (French); Private Collection, France; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, 1991; Heinz Berggruen(according to Paris 2006); David Carritt, Ltd. (Artemis Group), London, 1998; sold to Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, 1998; her gift in 2004 to The Metropolitan Museum of Art (American)in honor of Philippe de Montebello; Donor: Jayne Wrightsman
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Louis-Antoine Prat Ingres. Paris, 2004, under no. 16.
Pierre Rosenberg, Elizabeth E. Barker, George R. Goldner et al. The Wrightsman Pictures. Everett Fahy, New York and New Haven, 2005, cat. no. 79, ill.
Vincent Pomarède, Stéphane Guégan, Louis-Antoine Prat, Eric Bertin Ingres, 1780-1867. Exh. cat., Musée du Louvre, Paris, February 24-May 15, 2006. Paris, 2006, cat. no. 96, ill.