Description A poultry merchant is lolling on a chicken coop against a partially stuccoed building. Beside him is another coop on which some colorful birds roost. The model appears to be the same figure as that seen at the left of "The Slipper Merchant" (Walters 37.105).
|11/21/1983||Treatment||cleaned; other; loss compensation; coated|
- Fortuny and His Circle. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1970.
Provenance Everard Sale, 1881 [as "Marchand de Volailles au Maroc"]; William Schaus, Tableaux Modernes, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [from label on reverse] (?); William T. Walters, Baltimore, between 1881 and 1884 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Upper right: Villegas; [Label] On back, label of William Schaus, Tableaux Modernes, 749 Broadway
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1881-1884
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