[Edward Speelman, London, until 1958; sold for $850 to Kleinberger]; [Kleinberger, New York, 1958–75; bequeathed by Harry G. Sperling, last surviving partner of firm, to MMA]
Newark Museum. "The Golden Age of Spanish Still-Life Paintings," December 10, 1964–January 26, 1965, no. 13 (as by Blas de Ledesma, lent by F. Kleinberger & Co., Inc.).
William B. Jordan. Letter to Anthony Clark. April 24, 1975, states that he checked his notes from the Newark exhibition [see exhs. 1964–65] and thinks this picture is probably French rather than Spanish, possibly related to Louise Moillon.
Ramón Torres Martín. Los bodegones de Blas de Ledesma. Seville, 1976, no. 45, ill.