Signed in black chalk, at lower left, "Gros"; inscribed on verso, in pencil, at lower right, "6" (underlined), and, at upper left, "11a".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 346.
Denison, Cara D. French Master Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1993, no. 100, repr.
This drawing is believed to be a portrait of Augustine Dufresne (1789-1824), the artist's wife.
Seligman, Germain, former owner.
Fitch, George H., Mrs. donor.