One of more than forty cabinet pictures of Turkish highlife commissioned by Field Marshall Matthias Johann, Graf von der Schulenburg (d. 1747) Venice. By descent to his nephew Christian Gunther von der Schulenburg, transferred from Venice to Hehlen, near Hannover. By descent in the Schulenburg family until c. 1952 or shortly thereafter. Sold by Count Johann Heinrich von der Schulenburg. Private collection, Switzerland. Wildenstein and Co., from March , 1957 sold to Mrs. Joseph Regenstein, 1964. Gift of Mrs. Regenstein, 1964.