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Matthew Whittaker; and by descent to
Miss Lee; and by descent to
Rawden B. Lee; Christie's, London, 14 June, 1901, lot 76 (unsold).
Sotheby's, London, 1966, lot 72 (where purchased by the present owner).
Rev. J. Romney, Memoirs of the Life & Works of George Romney, London, 1830, pp. 25-6 & 31-2.
Humphrey Ward & W. Roberts, Life of Romney, London, 1904, vol. II, p.96.