William Brand, presented to him by Sir Joseph Banks.
Lord Brownlow and by descent in the Cust family to Mrs C.V. Hooman (d. 1925) and then by descent to the present owner.
R. Davies, 'Thomas Girtin's Water-colours', Studio, 1924, pl. 27.
T. Girtin and D. Loshak, The Art of Thomas Girtin, London, 1954, p. 172, no. 280.
London, Agnew's, Loan Exhibition of Water-colour Drawings by Thomas Girtin, 1953, no. 6.