A picture of a related subject called Education does it all is in the Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, P. Rosenberg, Fragonard, exhib. cat., Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais and elsewhere, 1987, no. 226. The picture represents two spaniels standing on their hind legs, dressed and showing off for their young mistress and her friends. The picture is datable to before 1780.
The first known owner of this drawing was the history painter and portraitist Jean-Sébastien Rouillard (1789-1852). Rouillard studied with David and exhibited at the Salon from 1817 to 1850.