Possibly collection of the Société des Amis des Arts.(1) Probably Etienne Pallière (1761–1820), a pupil of the artist (sale, Paris, Coutelier, 25 Mar. 1820, lot 308, as "esquisse peinte en 1784," to); [Meunier, Paris]. Possibly Xavier de Montépin (1823–1902). Possibly Comtesse Munier-Jolain (sale, Paris, Drouot, 9 Dec. 1910, lot 55, sold to); "Gellien." [Jacques Petit-Hory, Paris]. Andrew S. Ciechanowiecki (1924–2015), London, by 1973, sold in 2000 to; LACMA.
(1)This was noted in van de Sandt 2006, p. 70.
- Lehmbeck, Leah, editor. Gifts of European Art from The Ahmanson Foundation. Vol. 2, French Painting and Sculpture. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2019.
- Marandel, J. Patrice. French oil sketches from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 17th century - 19th century. Los Angeles: The Ahmanson Foundation, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2002.
Mansfield, Elizabeth C. The Perfect Foil: François-André Vincent and the Revolution in French Painting. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.