possibly 1633 or 1637 - 1662
Louis Hesselin, French, 1600 - 1662 (Paris, France), by inheritance to his heirs, 1662.
1662 - 1663
Hesselin Family, French, (Paris, France), sold to the French Crown, Garde-Meuble de la Couronne, for Louis XIV, 1663.
1663 - 1792
French Crown, Garde-Meuble de la Couronne (in 1707, château de Vincennes, France; in 1722, 1733, 1775, Garde-Meuble, L'Antin, Paris, France; in 1788, salle des Bijoux, Hôtel de la Marine, Garde-Meuble, Paris), nationalized during the French Revolution.
1792 - 1796
French government, Garde-Meuble national (Hôtel de la Marine, Garde-Meuble, Paris, France), sold to Gabriel-Aimé Jourdan.
1796 - 1803
Gabriel-Aimé Jourdan, French, (Paris, France) [sold, Jourdan sale, Paris, April 4, 1803, lot 99.]
Jean-Jacques Edrei, French, (Paris, France)
Source: Jean-Jacques Edrei, "Les bronzes Louis XIV." Plaisirs de France, November 1973, p. 29, ill. 16-17 indicates the bronze in his collection
late 1970s - 2014
Private Collection (Paris, France), on consignment to Sotheby's (Paris), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum by private treaty sale, 2014.