By descent to the artist's son
Javier Goya y Bayeu (by 1828), and by descent to his son
Mariano Goya y Goicoechea, after 1854.
Federico de Madrazo and/or Román Garreta y Huerta, around 1855-60.
Paul Lebas; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 3 April 1877, lot 55, where acquired by
Baron de Beurnonville; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16-19 February 1885, part of lot 49, where acquired by
Maurice de Beurnonville.
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 June 1986, lot 21, where acquired by
Peter Jay Sharp.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 28 January 2009, lot 99, where acquired by the present owner.
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
P. Gassier, 'Une Source inédite de dessins de Goya en France au XIXe Siècle', Gazette des Beaux Arts, LXXX, no. 6, 1972, pp. 109-20.
P. Gassier, Francisco Goya. Drawings. The Complete Albums, London 1973, p. 497, 'lost drawing' F.j.
New York, National Academy of Design, European Master Drawings from the Collection of Peter Jay Sharp, 1994, p. 76, ill. p. 77 (catalogue note by J. Tomlinson).