Please note the following additional information on this painting:
Robert Napier, West Shandon, Dunbartonshire; his sale (+), Christie's, London, 14 April 1877, lot 604, as 'W. Mieris' (90 gns. to Brown), and by descent to the present owner.
Manchester, Exhibition of Art Treasures of the United Kingdom, 1857, no. 1057, as 'Frans van Mieris'.
J.C. Robinson, Catalogue of the Works of Art forming the collection of Robert Napier, of West Shandon, 1865, p. 45, no. 442, as 'Willem van Mieris'.
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné etc., X, London, 1928, p. 156, no. 199b, as 'Willem van Mieris'.