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Acquired by Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland (1564-1632) in circa 1630-32. Thence by descent at Petworth House, Sussex, until acquired from Lord Egremont in 1968.
Sold Christie's, London, 12 December 1985, lot 134 to the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF JAIME ORTIZ-PATINO
(LOTS 53 AND 93-94)
P. van der Krogt, Globi Neerlandici: The production of globes in the Low Countries, Utrecht, 1993, BLA V.123, p. 522.
T. Campbell, 'A Descriptive Census of Willem Blaeu's Sixty-Eight Centimetre Globes' Imago Mundi, vol. 28, 1976, pp.21-50. no. 16.