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Presumably painted for Dr. Ralph Schomberg, and by descent to
E.C. Schomberg; Christie's, London, 7 May 1904, lot 120.
Mrs. Oscar Ashcroft.
with Agnew's, London.
Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia, U.S.A.
T. Gainsborough, letter to John Henderson, quoted in W.T. Whitley, Gainsborough, 1915, p.38.
E. Waterhouse, Gainsborough, 1958, p.70.
Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Painting in England, 1700-1850, 1963, no. 250.