Ian Gibson argues that La casada infiel (The Unfaithful Housewife) was born of an excursion to Órgiva by Lorca and a painter nicknamed El Cojo Rosillo (Lame Rosillo) during which they heard a young boy sing or recite the three opening lines: “Que yo me la llevé al río [Then I led her to the river] / [creyendo que era mozuela [certain she was still a virgin / pero tenía marío [though she had a husband”.