Drawing captioned "Oh mon Perre!...ma Fille!...quoi c'est vous?" and signed at lower right "H. Gravelot inven."
Kraemer, Ruth S. "Drawings by Gravelot in the Morgan Library." Master drawings, XX (Spring 1982), p. 11, no. 32.
Gravelot's design is preparatory for a vignette enlivening the marquis de La Salle's comedy, "Histoire de Sophie Francourt" (Paris : Merlin, 1768; v. II, p. 102). A man and his young daughter are shown rushing into one another's arms. and signed at lower right The engraving after this drawing for the four-act comedy was executed by Jean Jacques Andre le Veau (1729-1786).
Fourquevaux, Joseph de Beccarie de Pavie, marquis de, 1762-1841, former owner.
Bocher, Emmanuel, 1835-1919, former owner.
Olry-Roederer, Léon, 1869-1932, former owner.
Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952, former owner.
Fleming, John F. (John Francis), 1910-1987, former owner.