Sir Thomas Dyke Acland (1722-1785), Killerton, Devon, by 1768, and by descent to,
C.H.D. Acland Esq., Ambleside; (†) Christie's, London, 15 October 1982, lot 32, as of 'John Parker', when acquired by the present owner.
F. St J. Gore, The Saltram Collection, Plympton, Devon, 1967, p. 54.
D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings, New Haven and London, 2000, I, p. 367, no. 1400 (untraced), II, p. 398, fig. 953.