In the collection of the March family, Palma de Mallorca; Thence by family descent to the present owner.
E. Valdivieso, Valdés Leal, exh. cat., Madrid 1991, p. 254, under cat. no. 78.
The present lot is a workshop variant of Valdés Leal's larger canvas in the Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville.1 A sketch by Valdés Leal for this composition is preserved in the collection of the Musée Ernest Rupin, Brive-la-Gaillarde,2 and one other studio version is recorded in the Baltimore Museum of Art.3
1 Valdivieso 1991, p. 254, cat. no. 78, reproduced p. 255. 2 Valdivieso 1991, reproduced p. 254. 3 Valdivieso 1991, p. 254, under cat. no. 78.