Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
oil on panel
85.7 x 78.7 cm (33-3/4 x 31 in)
Commissioned for the Cathedral of Seville and located in the Capilla de la Virgen del Pilar in 1838; Louis-Philippe d'Orleans, King of France [d. 1848]; (Orleans sale, Christie's, London, 13 May 1853, no. 240); bought by Norton possibly buying for Breadalbane; John Campbell Breadalbane, 2nd Marquess of. Edinburgh [d. 1862], Taymouth Castle, Tayside, Scotland;  by inheritance Lady Elizabeth Maitland Campbell Pringle [d. 1878], wife of Sir John Pringle, 5th Bart., Langton, Duns, Borders, Scotland; to Hon. Mrs. Robert Baillie-Hamilton [née Mary Gavin Pringle], Langton; by inheritance in 1911/1912 to her sister Lady Magdalen Breadalbane [née Pringle], Langley Park, Buckinghamshire; by inheritance in 1913 to Lt.-Col. the Hon.Thomas George Breadalbane Morgan-Grenville-Gavin [1891-1954] Langton. (sale, Christie's, London, 8 July 1927, no. 113). (sale, Christie's, London, 18 June 1954, n. 29); (David Koetser New York) sold to Samuel H. Kress [1863-1955] on 8 Febrauary 1955; gift to El Paso Museum of Art in 1961, no. 1961.1.54.  Most sources cite him as Marquess, which was his highest title in the English peerage; Earldom is in the Scottish peerage.