about 1768 -
Possibly commissioned by Carlo Spinola Marchese de Rocca Forte, about 1768.
1880s - 1933
John Jaffé, died 1933, by inheritance to his wife, Anna Jaffé.
1933 - 1942
Anna Jaffé, died 1942, looted by the Vichy Government of France, 1942.
1942 - 1943
In the possession of the Vichy Government of France, [sold Hotel Savoy, Nice, July 12-13, 1943, lot 99, to Mrs. Bonfils.]
1943 - 1944
Mrs. Bonfils, sold through Hildebrandt Gurlitt to the Führersmuseum, 1944.
1944 - 1945
Führersmuseum, restituted to the Collecting Point, Munich.
1945 - 1946
Collecting Point Munich, restituted to the French Government, 1946.
1946 - 1950
In the possession of the French government, Garde-Meuble National, placed on deposit at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, France, 1950.
1950 - 1952
Musée du Louvre, in exchange for another work by Francesco Guardi to the Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France, 1952.
1952 - 2005
Musée des Augustins, restituted to the heirs of Anna Jaffé, 2005.
Heirs of Anna Jaffé, died 1942, [sold, Christie's, London, July 8, 2005, lot 48, to the J. Paul Getty Museum.]