The composition follows the engraving of ....(Holl. ...)
It was highly popular among German painters of the 18th Century. See Hans Hausser von Asch's signed picture in the Alte Pinakothek, inv. no.6421, for which a preliminary drawing is in the Courtauld Institute (H. Geissler, Zeichnung in Deutschland, exhibition catalogue, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 1979/80, p.57, no.J15).