Sir Walter Gilbey.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 6 March 1975, lot 78.
Please note that a copy after the present work is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and there is additional literature and provenance:
R. Dorment, 'British Painting in the Philadelphia Museum of Art', Philadelphia, 1986, p. 246, fig. 63-1.
Sir Walter Gilbey; Christie's, London, 11 June 1915, lot 348 (to Dewar).
J.T. Herbert Bailey, George Morland: a Biographical essay, 1906, p. 104.
Sir W. Gilbey and E.D. Cuming, George Morland: His life and works, 1907, p. 108.