VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 23 May 1997, lot 47, where acquired by the present owner.
M. Lannoy-Duputel, Hippolyte-Camille Delpy, Paris, 1988, p. 47.
Paris, Salon, 1877, no. 668