|1898 - probably 1933
||Ralph Wormeley Curtis [1854-1922] and Lisette De Wolf Colt Curtis [1867-1933], Paris and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France, probably by descent to their daughter Sylvia Curtis Steinert1
|Probably 1933 - probably 1936
||Sylvia Curtis Steinert [1899-1981], Paris and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France, to her brother, Ralph Wormeley Curtis, Jr.2
|Probably 1936 - probably 1973
||Ralph Wormeley Curtis, Jr. [1909-1973] Venice, Italy, and Paris, France, by descent to his children Patricia Curtis Viganò, Lisa Marjorie Curtis de Beaumont, and Ralph D. Curtis
|Probably 1973 - probably 1998
||Patricia Curtis Viganò, Venice, Italy; Lisa Marjorie Curtis de Beaumont, France; and Ralph D. Curtis, Venice, Italy
||(Christie’s, New York, Dec. 29, 1998, private treaty sale to the Cleveland Museum of Art)
||The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
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