Signed in the upper left corner "Jules Lefebvre" and signed repeatedly with dedication on verso "offert à la vente en faveur de madame V; Corbineau. avril 1902. Jules Lefebvre"
This painting in oil on panel is the study for one of Lefebvre's major paintings "Diana, Chasseresse" which was with the Thomas Buechner Estate, former director of the Brooklyn Museum and founding director of the Corning Museum of Glass (image no. 2). (The painting was sold in the rooms of Cottone Auctions, New York, USA on 24 march 2012 for $ 97,750).
A reduced copy in mirror image sold in the rooms of Sotheby's, New York, USA, 23 may 1996.