Richard Payne Knight, Downton Castle, Herefordshire; by descent to
Major W.M.P. Kincaid Lennox; by descent to
Denis Lennox; Sotheby's, London, 17 June 1981, lot 84.
with Morton Morris & Company Ltd., London, where acquired by Christian B. Peper, 1982.
M. Clarke and N. Penny, The Arrogant Connoisseur: Richard Payne Knight, 1751-1824, exhibition catalogue, Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery, 1982, pp. 96-97, 180, no. 188.
J. Sunderland, John Hamilton Moritmer: His Life and Works, Walpole Society, LII, 1988, p. 177, no. 124, fig. 217.
(Possibly) London, Society of Artists, 1777, no. 89, as 'a small picture of Banditti fishing'.
Birmingham, Works of Art from Midland Houses, 18 July-6 September 1953, no. 52.
Eastbourne, Towner Art Gallery and Kenwood, Iveagh Bequest, John Hamilton Mortimer, A.R.A., 1749-1799: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, 6 July-3 September and 10 September-8 October 1968, no. 70.
Paris, Petit Palais, La Peinture Romantique Anglaise et les préraphaelites, January-April 1972, no. 194.
Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery, Richard Payne Knight Exhibition, February-April 1982.