In addition to the present work, two of the original eight wall panels are extant (Private Collection, see Rosenberg, op.cit, p. 249, reproduced in color), as well as another ceiling decoration which remains in situ (Rosenberg, op.cit). The entire original set of eight were engraved between 1731 and 1738 by Moyreau and Aveline, who directly reference Watteau as the artist.1 Although the present design was not engraved, it has been consistently connected with this commission by multiple scholars, including A. de Champeaux in 1898 and by Jean Cailleux in 1961 (see literature). Cailleux proposed a recontstruction of the series based on Aveline's engravings (fig.1), with an arrangment two rows of four, though this has not been definitivley proven.2
1. J. Cailleux, op.cit., p. i
2. Rosenberg, op.cit, p. 248
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