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Alejandro Maria Aguado, Marquis de Las Marismas de Guadalqivir (1785-1842); (+) Dubois, Paris, 20-28 March 1843, lot 51 (as Murillo); Anonymous sale, Christie's, Paris, 15 December 2004, lot 515 (as Circle of Murillo), where acquired by the present owner.
J.D.C. Guavard and L. Viardot, Galerie aguado: choix des principaux tableaux de la galerie de M. le Marquis de las Marismas de Guadalquivir, Paris 1939, reproduced plate 16 (engraving by Gavard); W.B. Scott, Murillo and the Spanish School of Painting, London and New York, 1873, reproduced plate 92 (engraving by J. Kernot);
C.B. Curtis, Velasquez et Murillo, London 1883, p.119, no.8;
G. Kubler and M. Soria, Art and Architecture in Spain and Portugal and their American Dominions 1500 to 1800, Baltimore 1959, p.388, note 8 (Ignacio de Iriarte);
I. Hempel Lipshutz, Spanish Paintings and the Franch Romantics, Cambridge 1977, p.238;
D. Angulo Iniguez, Murillo, Madrid 1981, vol.II, P.342, No.465 (as Francisco Antolinez).
New York, Widenstein, The Painter as Historian, 15 November-31 December 1962, no. 7.
Tel Aviv, Tela Aviv Museum of Art, Old Testament, Old Masters: The Bible in 16th-19th Century Art, 19 August-29 April 2006.