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Anonymous sale; Guerrico y Williams, Buenos Aires, 1946, Lot 94.
Acquired at the above by the grand-father of the present owners.
Please note that the present work has been listed in L. Alonso Fernández, JoséSolana. Estudio y catalogación de su obra, Madrid, 1985, p.168, no. P.97 (illustrated).
The work is also known by the title Marineros de Lequeitio.
Property from a Private Family Collection
L. Alonso Fernández, José Solana. Estudio y catalogación de su obra, Madrid, 1985, p.168, no. P.97 (illustrated).
José Gutiérrez Solana, 1933, no. 79, as: 'Marineros de Lequeitio'.
Buenos Aires, Galería Velázquez, José Gutiérrez Solana, 1950, no. 139, as: 'Pescadores Vascos'.