Circle of Pier Francesco Cittadini
PORTRAITS OF TWO BOYS, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS PRINCES OF THE MONCADA FAMILY
a pair, both oil on canvas, unlined
the former: 68.1cm. by 58.6cm.; 26 3/4 in. by 23in.
the latter: 68.2cm. by 57.6cm.; 27in. by 23 3/4 in.
Sir Frederick Adair, 1st Baronet Roe (1789-1866);
his posthumous sale, London, Christie's, 25 May 1867, lot 1, for £16-16s. (as the Princes of Moncada, by Roelas), where acquired;
thence by descent