Francesco de Zurbaran, born 1598, died 1692. Pupil of Juan de Roelus. Appointed Painter to Philip IV, in 1650. N.B. These four pictures with two smaller ones formed the great Altar Piece of the Carthusian Convent at Cadiz. [P. 3; see entries 03200001, 03200003, and 03200004 for other works noted in this commentary.]
Catalogue of Pictures Belonging to H.R.H. The Duke de Montpensier, and of other pictures, also loaned to the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, Printers, 34 School St. 1874.