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Private collection, Switzerland.
J.T. Spike, 'Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: Detroit, Painting in Spain...', The Burlington Magazine, CXXIV, no. 954, September 1982, p. 583, 'Villavicencio qualifies as the genuine 'discovery' of the exhibition. No. 34 [the present lot] displays a refined sensibility of expression reminiscent of Sweerts'.
R. González Ramos, Pedro Núñez de Villavicencio, caballero pintor, Seville, 1999, p. 149, no. 23.
Princeton, Princeton University, The Art Museum, and Detroit, Institute of Arts, Painting in Spain from North American Collections, (catalogue by E.J. Sullivan, et al.), April-September 1982, no. 34, pp. 50 and 95, pl. 34 (entry by N.A. Mallory).