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Édouard Louis Joseph, Baron Empain, and by descent to the present owner.
Please note that the correct provenace should read:
Acquired before 1914 by Baron Francois Empain,
and by descent to the present owner.
Brussels, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Exposition d'oeuvres de Jordaens et de son atelier, 27 October-12 November 1928, p. 50, no. 93 (on loan from Baron Empain).