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Mrs Arthur Byne, Madrid, 1911.
Leonard Thomas, attaché of the United States Embassy in Madrid, 1911.
with James St. L. O’Toole, New York, 1946, from whom purchased by the following,
Dr. F. Altmann, New York, 1946, and by inheritance to his widow,
Wilhelmina Altmann, by whom bequeathed to the following,
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, New York, 25 May 1999, lot 145 ($320,000).
A. Morassi, Guardi. I dipinti, Venice, 1984, I, p. 431, no. 649.