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The Earls of Ilchester, Redlynch, Somerset, and by descent to
Henry Edward Fox-Strangways, 5th Earl of Ilchester (1847-1905), by whom moved to Melbury House, Dorset, in 1871.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 June 1968, lot 26, as Paolo Veronese (sold 5,500 gns.).
Please note that this lot will be sold without reserve.
Catalogue of Pictures belonging to the Earl of Ilchester, 1883, p. 97, no. 148, as anonymous.
G. Fiocco, Giovanni Antonio Pordenone, Pordenone, 1970, I, pp. 172-3, and II, p. 114, fig. 84b, as Pordenone.
F. Heinemann, 'Neue Beiträge zum Werk Paolo Veroneses', Pantheon, XXXIX, 3 July-September 1981, pp. 210-1, notes 8-9, fig. 4, as Veronese, dating from the late 1550s.