Collection of the artist, Paris, by descent to; Charles-Antoine Coypel (sale, Paris, Apr. 1753 [no date], lot 88, bought in by); M. de Saint Philippe (a.k.a. Philippe Coypel de Saint-Philippe). Collection of Ange-Laurent de La Live de Jully (1725–1779) (his sale, Paris, 5 Mar. 1770, lot 64, to); Meneau, Conseiller Municipal.(1) [P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London, sold 1990 to]; LACMA.
(1) Nicole Garnier’s and Philip Conisbee’s suggestion that the painting had been bought by the painter François-Guillaume Ménageot appears unsubstantiated.
- 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.
- Garnier, Nicole. Antoine Coypel, 1661-1722. Paris: Arthéna, c1989.
Conisbee, Philip et al. The Ahmanson Gifts: European Masterpieces in the Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1991.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art Members' Calendar 1991. vol. 28-29, no. 12-1 (December, 1990-January, 1992).