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François Tronchin, Bessinge, 1780; his sale, Boileau, Paris, 23 March 1801, lot 124 (500 francs to Gauthier);
by descent to Jean-Louis Robert Tronchin, 1938.
Purchased from the estate of Tronchin by Xavier Givaudan, 1938;
by descent to Léon Givaudan, Geneva, 1974.
with J. van Haeften, London, by 1983, where probably bought by the present owner.
Henry Tronchin, Le conseiller François et ses amis, Paris, 1895, p. 255, note 3.
J. Crosnier, Nos Anciens et leurs oeuvres, Geneve, 1908, p. 86.
G. Fatio, Genève et les Pays-Bas, Geneva, 1928, p. 124, pl. 28.
M.E. Wieseman, Caspar Netscher and Late Seventeenth Century Dutch painting, Doornspijk, 2002, p. 230, no. 87.
Geneva, Musée d'art et d'histoire, De Genève à L'Ermitage. Les collections de François Tronchin, 21 June-15 September 1974, no. 174.