This picture was brought to Canada by a Merchant of Quebec, who had gone to Spain on business, and who bought it with Nos. 73 and 74 from a Spanish Merchant. [P. 9; see entry 04100034 for a note on the work's provenance, and entries 04100073 and 04100074 for other works noted in this commentary.]
Catalogue of the Quebec Gallery of Paintings, Engravings, etc., the Property of Jos. Legare, St. Angele Street, corner of St. Helen Street. Quebec: E.R. Frechette, Printer and Stationer, No 13, Mountain Street, Lower-Town, 1852.