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Christie's, Geneva, 18 May 1994, lot 373 (with a portrait of Queen Maria Christina of Spain).
Robert D. Brewster (1916-1995) Collection, New York; Sotheby's, Geneva, 15 November 1995, lot 342.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
M. Tomás, La miniature retrato en España, 1953, illustrated in colour pl. LXXXI.
C. Espinosa Martín, Las miniaturas en el Museo del Prado, Madrid, 2011, pp. 56 (as 'un magnífico retrato de Isabel II'), 58, footnote 2.