Louis Varanchan de Saint Geniès; his post-mortem sale, Paris (experts Chariot and Paillet,) December 29th -31st, 1777, lot 3.
Dulac and Lachaise, Paris (experts Chariot and Paillet,) November 30th,1778.
Anonymous Sale (A foreign collector’s cabinet), experts Laneuville and Jousserand, November 21st, 1822, lots 88 and 89.
Willy Blumenthal Collection , Paris.
Acquired by the André Weil Gallery, Paris, in February 1935.
P. de Nolhac, François Boucher, Paris, 1907, p. 110 and p. 120, inexact provenance
A. Ananoff, François Boucher, Paris, 1976, vol. 2. P. 213, no 548/1 and no 549/2
A. Ananoff and D. Wildenstein, L’opera completa di Boucher, 1980, n. 579 and 580
J.P. Cuzin, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Llife and Work, New-York, 1988, pp. 82, 252