Circle of Giacomo Antonio Melchiorre Ceruti
Young Cowherd with Cows
oil on canvas
140 x 101 cm (55-1/8 x 39-3/4 in)
Lancelot Edward Lowther [1867-1953], 6th Earl of Lonsdale, Lowther Castle Westmorland, by 1891;  (Lowther Castle sale, Maple & Co. and Thomas Wyatt, held on the premises, 29 April - 1 May 1947, day one, no. 1743 as Neapolitan School, A Spanish boy minding cattle and sheep). (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955] Rome-Florence); sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 1 July 1950 as Murillo; gift to the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame in 1961, n. 61.47.15.  W. Stirling-Maxwell, Annals of the Artists of Spain, 2nd ed., vol. IV, 1891, p. 1634, as by Murillo, in Lonsdale collection.