oil on canvas
47.76 in. (121.30 cm.) (height) by 65.63 in. (166.70 cm.) (width)
G. Marlier, Pierre Brueghel le Jeune, Brussels, 1969, p. 128, no. 6, where incorrectly given as in the van den Bergh collection, The Hague, July 1888. K. Ertz, Pieter Brueghel der Jüngere (1564-1637/38), Lingen, 1988, I, pp. 70-1, no. E6, illustrated. R. Duckwitz, Brueghel Enterprises, exhibition catalogue, Maastricht and Brussels, 2001, p. 61, fig. 5.
Jonkheer Adriaan Johan Hugo Repelaer van Spijkenisse (1845-1884), Brussels, and by inheritance to his brother, Jonkheer Johan Adriaan Paulus Repelaer van Spijkenisse (d. 1913), Haarlem, and by descent to, Jonkheer O.S. Repelaer van Spijkenisse; Christie’s, Amsterdam, 6 May 1993, lot 99, as 'Attributed to Pieter Brueghel II'. with Johnny van Haeften, London, 1994, as 'Pieter Brueghel II', from whom acquired by the present owner.