VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
Anon. Sale, Christie's, London, 8 December 1961, lot 132 (sold 1,600 gns.).
Mont, New York, 1966.
M. Pajes Merriman, Giuseppe Maria Crespi, Milan, 1980, p. 310, no. 269, illustrated, 'may well be the very work Luigi specified as bought by a Bolognese nobleman and thus the lone survivor from the original paintings executed directly with the aid of the camera oscura'.