Louis XVI, King of France, French, 1754 - 1793, given as one of a set of four tapestries to Grand Duke Paul Petrovitch and Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna of Russia in 1782.
1782 - 1801
Grand Duke Paul Petrovitch of Russia, later Czar Paul I, 1754 - 1801 and Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna of Russia, German, 1759 - 1828 (hung initially in the Grand Duke's Cabinet des tapisseries, and later moved to the Grand Duchess's library, at the Palace of Pavlovsk, near St. Petersburg, Russia), entered the Russian Imperial Collection, 1801.
1801 - 1918
Russian Imperial Collection (Palace of Pavlovsk, near Saint Petersburg, Russia), nationalized along with the Palace of Pavlovsk and all its contents during the revolution, April 1918.
1918 - 1932
Soviet government (Palace of Pavlosk; delivered to the Antikvariat (Central Office for the Purchase and Realization of Antique Objects) on September 17, 1931), sold from the Antikvariat to Duveen Brothers, Inc., 1932.
1932 - 1964
Duveen Brothers, Inc. (New York City, New York)
Source: Duveen Bros. Records, Pavlovsk Palace Collection, GRI, 960015, b.271, f.23; Correspondence: Carlhian et Cie, 1946-1961, b.356, f.1; Photographs and inventories [...], 1920s, Duveen Stock Documentation, GRI, 2007.D.1, b.673, f.3, b.676, f.3, b.677.
1964 - 1971
Norton Simon, American, 1907 - 1993
Source: Duveen Bros. Records, Edward Fowles papers, 1907-1981: Edward Fowles Correspondence with Norton Simon, 1961-1974, GRI, 960015, b. 407, f. 3-4. Listed under the stock number 29618.
through The Norton Simon Foundation [sold as one of a set of four tapestries, Parke-Bernet, New York, May 8, 1971, lot 233, to the J. Paul Getty Museum]