Oil on canvas.
(Reverse tinting, old varnish soiled and yellowed).
Bottom right slightly erased J. Vernet 176 (2?).
33 x 41,5 cm
Early version of the composition by Claude Joseph Vernet of similar dimensions Blanchisseuses italiennes (Canvas 32,5 x 40,8 cm), signed, dated 1750 and preserved in the museum of Cherbourg (Cf. Florence Ingersoll-Smouse, Joseph Vernet, Vol. I, n° 286, p.51, Paris 1926)