Inscription: Signed and dated (center right): Eug—Deveria / 1837
Étienne Sigaud, Cannes (until 1953; sold to MMA)
Wingate, N.C. Wingate College. "Nineteenth Century," April 28–May 28, 1968, no catalogue.
Charles Sterling and Margaretta M. Salinger. French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 2, XIX Century. New York, 1966, p. 35, ill.
Louis-Félix Amiel, a provincial painter, was born at Castelnaudary and died at Joinville-le-Pont. He studied in Paris with Ingres and Devéria.