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Acquired by Edward Grosvenor Paine in May 1964 from Wasserman.
Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, no. 289; Christie's, London, 28 October 1980, lot 85.
Christie's, London, 7 December 2004, lot 213 (in a different frame).
G. C. Williamson/H. L. D. Engleheart, George Engleheart 1750-1829. Miniature Painter to George III, London, 1902, p. 47 and 52.