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Henry, 2nd Earl of Peterborough (d.1697), Drayton House, Northamptonshire, and thence by family descent through Lady Mary Mordaunt, Duchess of Norfolk, who in 1700 married Sir John Germaine.
Thence by descent at Drayton to Lord George Germain (Sackville) and the Stopford-Sackville family.
Acquired from Duncan H. McLaren Ltd, March 1991.
Drayton inventory 1770, where recorded in the First Room from the stairs to the Upper Lodgings, as '2 Pictures of Birds over the Doors'.