Portrait of a Young Lute Player
oil on poplarwood panel
97.5 x 72.1 cm (38-3/8 x 28-3/8 in)
Alexander Barker [d. 1874]. London and Hatfield, South Yorkshire; (his sale, Christie's, London, 6 June 1874, no. 443, bought in); by inheritance to Mr. and Mrs J.E. Roe, executors or heirs of Barker's estate [both died by 1879]; (Roe/Barker sale, Christie's London, 21 June 1879, no. 512); (P. & D. Colnaghi, London). Charles Butler [1822-1910], London, by 1894;  Alfred Beit [d. 1906] London amd Tewin Water, Hertford; by inheritance to his brother Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bart, London and Tewin Water;  by inheritance to his daughter Mrs Arthur Clifford Howie Bull, née Alice Angela Beit, Tewin Water and Bryndewen, Gwent, Wales; (her sale, Christie's London, 25 October 1946, no. 4); (Adam). (Robert Langton Douglas [1864-1951], London).  (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence); sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 1 July 1950; gift to the New Orleans Museum of Art in 1961, n. 61.75.  Lent to the New Gallery, London, 1894, no. 264, as Bacchiacca.  Published in Catalogue of the collection of pictures and bronzes in the possession of Mr. Otto Beit, by Wilhem von Bode, 1913, p.45, as Bacchiacca.  Annotated photo mount in the Witt Library, London.