(Probably) Everard George van Tindinghorste; his sale (†), Ploos van Amstel, Amsterdam, 26 March 1777, lot 64 (FL 201 to Schley).
Chevalier Gabriel François Joseph de Verhulst; his sale (†), Brussels, 16 August 1779, lot 172 (FL 100 to the Danish Ambassador) (according to a label on the reverse at the time of the 2001 sale).
Lord Plymouth (according to a label on the reverse at the time of the 2001 sale).
with D. Katz, Dieren, 1962-63.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Monaco, 3 December 1989, lot 415.
Private collection; Sotheby's, London, 13 December 2001, lot 16 (£91,500).
with Johnny van Haeften, London, 2002, where acquired by the present owner.
Please note the present work will be published in Dr. Wayne Franits’ forthcoming monograph on the artist.
Property from an East Coast Private Collection
J. Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, V, London, 1833, p. 287, no. 100.
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, V, Cambridge, 1976, p. 336, no. 94.
T. Beherman, Godfried Schalcken, Paris, 1988, pp. 252-3, no. 159.
Johnny Van Haeften, Dutch and Flemish Old Master Paintings, exhibition catalogue, London, 2002, XII, no.21 (entry by D. Dallas).
Dieren, Kunsthandel D. Katz, Belangrijke tentoonstelling van oude Hollandse en Vlaamse meesters, 22 November 1962-15 January 1963, no. 48.