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(Possibly) Nicolaas Cornelis Cheeus, Antwerp, as the 'Kinderdans gedaen by Rottenhamer', by whom bequeathed in 1620 to his widow,
Anna de Schott, Antwerp, valued at 90 guilders (Lb. 15-00-0) in 1621 (P. Smit, called P. Fabri, Inventaris van het sterfhuis van Nicolaas Cornelis Cheeus, echtgenoot van Anna de Schott (1621, 35 juli-1622, 4 mei), Stadsarchief te Antwerpen, Notaris P. Fabri 1491 (1621-4).
Griffier Hendrick Fagel I (1706-1790), The Hague, by 1752, 'Rottenhamer and Breugel', and by descent to
Griffier Hendrick Fagel III (1765-1838), later Baron Fagel, The Hague; Peter Coxe, Burrell & Foster, London, 23 May 1801, lot 14, as 'Rothenhamer and Breughel' (21 gns. to the following)
Lord George Granville Leveson-Gower, subsequently 3rd Earl Gower, 2nd Marquess of Stafford, created 1st Duke of Sutherland (1758-1833), and by descent at Stafford House to
Lord Francis Leveson-Gower, subsequently Egerton, created 1st Earl of Ellesmere (1800-1857), and by descent at Stafford House, renamed Bridgewater House, to
John Sutherland Egerton, 5th Earl of Ellesmere, subsequently 6th Duke of Sutherland (1915-2000); Christie's, London, 18 October 1946, lot 142, as 'Johann Rottenhammer' (55 gns. to the following)
with J. Singer and W. Burchard, London, 1947.
By descent from the mother of the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 8, 9, 49 & 56)
G. Hoet, Catalogus of Naamlyst van Schilderyen, etc., The Hague, 1752, p. 406, as 'Rottenhamer en Breugel'.
J. Britton, Catalogue raisonné of the Pictures ... in the Gallery of Cleveland House, London, 1808, p. 120, no. 123, as 'John Rothenamer'.
Catalogue of the Pictures ... at Cleveland House, London, 1810, p. 25, no. 123, as 'Rottenhamer'.
W.Y. Ottley and P.W. Tomkins, Engravings of the Most Noble the Marquis of Stafford's Collection of Pictures in London, etc., London, 1818, III, no. 5, pl. 1, fig. 5, as 'John Rothenamer'.
J. Young, A Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures ... at Cleveland House, London, London, 1825, no. 152, pl. 57, as 'John Rothenhamer'.
Catalogue of the Pictures ... at Bridgewater House, London, 1830, p. 22, no. 121, as 'Rottenhamer'.
R. Peltzer, 'Hans Rottenhamer', Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlugen des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses, 33/5, 1916, p. 345, verzeichnis I, no. 36, as 'Hans Rottenhammer'.
Catalogue of the collection of pictures and statuary ... at Bridgewater House, Cleveland Square, St. James's, London, 1926, no. 25, as 'Johann Rottenhamer'.
H. Schlichtenmaier, Studien zum Werk Hans Rottenhammers des Aeltern (1564-1625), Tübingen, 1988, p. 419, no. K44.