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John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) Collection, New York; Christie's, London, 24 June 1935, lot 156 (as School of Jonson, 7 gns to Spink).
Christie's, London, 24 June 1975, lot 58 (as by Cornelius Johnson).
G. C. Williamson, Catalogue of the Collection of Miniatures, the property of J. Pierpont Morgan, London, 1906, I, p. 134, no. 169, illustrated pl. LXV.