Inscribed on verso of secondary support (now removed) in pen and brown ink, "Dubreuil/ marque ou vase fleurs"; in graphite, "René Boyvin".
Watermark: Pot with one handle, quatrefoil at top and letters in two lines across body of pot, including "ID[.. ]ONHL" (cf. Briquet 1285).
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 134.
This fragmentary sketch may be a copy after a portion of design for stucco decoration in one of the galleries at Fontainebleau.
Valori-Rustichelli, Charles de, 1820-1883, former owner.
Calmann, Hans M., 1899-1982, former owner.