Groult collection, Paris, and by descent to
Pierre Bordeaux-Groult (1916-2007), Paris, from whom acquired in 2004 by the following.
Please note that this picture does not represent the artist’s brother, Etienne Vigée, as suggested in the catalogue note - it relates to her early portrait of him painted in c. 1773 on a stylistic basis.
S.M. Alsop, 'Echoes of the Enlightenment: A Stately Paris Home Honors the Eighteenth Century,' Architectural Digest, XLII, September 1985, p. 213, as a self-portrait by Louis Rolland Trinquesse.
To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the works of Vigée Le Brun by J. Baillio
New York, Wildenstein, The Arts of France from François I to Napoléon I: A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein’s Presence in New York, October 26, 2005-January 6, 2006, no. 106. Illustrated (color)