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This portrait was originally pasted over the title-page of an album of 250 drawings by Charles-Germain de Saint Aubin. Known as "Le Recueil des Plantes", this album is now in the collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon. The title-page is also in the collection of the Library (Acc. No. 1956.13).
Saint-Aubin, Charles Germain de, 1721-1786, former owner.
Dounebecq, Mme, (Marie-Françoise de Saint-Aubin), former owner.
Tardieu, Pierre Antoine, former owner.
Destailleur, Hippolyte Alexandre Gabriel Walter, 1822-1893, former owner.
Rothschild, Alphonse, baron de, former owner.
Grange, E., former owner.