By descent from the artist;
Lilian Mary Dyer, née Bose (1871-1955), a great-granddaughter of the artist; Christie's, London, 26 November 1937, lot 2 (9 gns. to Spink).
PROPERTY OF THE LATE ARTHUR JAFFE (1880-1954)
D. Foskett, John Smart. The Man and his Miniatures, London, 1964, p. 71 as ‘possibly The Hon. Henry Monckton’ and p. 86, no. 2 as ‘Colonel Mockton’ (sic).