By descent from the artist;
W. H. Bose, a great-grandson of the artist; Christie’s, 15 February 1937, lot 15 as ‘Portrait of a gentleman’.
PROPERTY OF THE LATE ARTHUR JAFFE (1880-1954)
D. Foskett, John Smart. The Man and his Miniatures, London, 1964, illustrated pl. XV, no. 57.