His estate sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 13-20 May, 1893, lot 50.
with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.
Theodore Marburg (1862 - 1946), Baltimore, acquired circa 1900.
By descent to the present owner.
PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND COLLECTOR
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Ernest Meissonier Rétrospective, exh. cat., 25 March - 27 June 1993, pp. 190-191, illustrated.
C. Hungerford, Ernest Meissonier Master in his Genre, Cambridge, 1999, p, 129, fig. 58, illustrated, as Meissonier as Napoléon.
London, Arthur Tooth & Sons' Galeries, Meissonier Exhibition, April 1893, no. 50, as Napoléon Ier.
Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1929.