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Jeanne Jouve, the artist's daughter.
Louis Jouve, and thence by descent to the previous owner, the artist's great-niece; sale, Christie's South Kensington, 1 Dec. 1988, lot 142 (£55,000 to the present owner).
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A. Galbally, The Art of John Peter Russell, Melbourne, 1977, p.101, catalogue no. 73a (where size inverted), illustrated in colour pl. XX.