Related to a picture of similar composition formerly in the Benno Geiger collection in which the figure of the shepherd no longer leans over the shepherdess, but distances himself from her, L. Muti and D. de Sarno Prignano, Alessandro Magnasco, Ravenna, 1994, no. 400, p. 268-269, fig. 241. Drawings of similar technique are in the Albertina, V. Birke and J. Kertész, Die Italienischen Zeichnungen der Albertina, Munich, 1991, I, pp. 187-8, figs. 226-7.