Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

The Sleeping Christ Child



Bartolomé Esteban Murillo - The Sleeping Christ Child



Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
The Sleeping Christ Child
46.7 x 61.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018


Provenance

Infante don Luis Antonio Jaime de Borbón y Farnesio (1727–85), palace of Boadilla del Monte, by 1776, recorded in the inventories of 1776 and 1780
thence by descent to his daughter, María Luisa de Borbón y Vallabriga, Duquesa de San Fernando (1783–1846), recorded in the inventory of 1793
by whom sold to Don José de Salamanca y Mayol, Marqués de Salamanca and 1st Conde de Llanos (1811–83), by whom given in 1845 to
Anne, née Clarke-Jervoise, wife of John Abel Smith, MP (1799–1858), Dale Park, Sussex
thence by family descent to Lt. Col. Osbert Walter Dudley Smith (1898–1973), Levant Lodge, Earls Croome, Worcestershire
thence by family descent to the present owners
sale (the property of a family) Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018, nr. 22

Other works by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo


Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Adoration of the Shepherds
Adoration of the Shepherds
1645-60

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo The Apparition of the Immaculate Conception
The Apparition of the Immaculate Conception
c. 1665

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo The Vision of Saint Francis of Paola
The Vision of Saint Francis of Paola
c. 1670

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Brother Junipero and the Beggar
Brother Junipero and the Beggar
c. 1646

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Maria with Child
Maria with Child
c. 1670/80