This lot is offered without reserve.
Don Francisco Balmaseda, Seville, by 1849, from whom purchased by
William Gibbs, Tyntesfield, Somerset.
with Wildenstein, New York, from where purchased by
The Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, by whom deaccessioned in 1984.
W. Stirling-Maxwell, Essay towards a catalogue of prints engraved from the works of Velazquez and Murillo, London, 1873, p. 92.
C.B. Curtis, Velazquez and Murillo, London, 1883, p. 147, no. 71.
L. Alfonso, Murillo el hombre, el artista, las obras, Barcelona 1886, p. 204.
Southern Methodist University, The Virginia Meadows Museum: Recent Acquisitions, Dallas, 1967, p. 13, no. 3, illustrated p. 12.
W.B. Jordan, 'A museum of Spanish painting in Texas', Art Journal, XXVII, no. 3, Spring 1968, p. 290, fig. 4.
Minutos Messarini, no. 63, May 1973, p. 25, illustrated.
D. Anguilo Iñiguez, Murillo, Madrid, 1981, II, p. 450, no. 1584; III, fig. 567, as 'Probably Studio'.
London, British Institution, Catalogue of Pictures by Italian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French and English Masters, 1856, no. 24.