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(Probably) Painted for the artist's house in Rue Goeffrey-l'Angevin (listed in the 1746 inventory), and by inheritance to his daughter,
Elizabeth-Marguerite de Largillierre (1701-1757), who bequeathed it to her second husband,
Jacques de Faverolles (as listed in her post-mortem inventory, 1757), and by descent.
J.G. Wille, Mémoires et journal, Paris, I, 1857, pp. 64-6.
G. Pascal, Largillière, Paris, 1928, p. 48.
G. de Lastic, 'Nicolas de Largillière, documents notaries inedits', in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, June 1981, p. 25.