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By family descent from the sitter to Hugo Müller (1841-1884) and his wife, née Kamma Funder (1841-1919), granddaughter of the sitter.
Bought by Torben Holck Colding from Miss Gyrithe Müller (b. 1870), Copenhagen, in 1947 (100 Danish Crowns).
FROM THE COLLECTION OF TORBEN HOLCK COLDING (1918-1998)
T. H. Colding, Aspects of Miniature Painting, Copenhagen, 1953, pp. 18, 167, 208, illustrated fig. 205.
T. H. Colding, Miniature- og Emaillemaleri i Danmark 1606-1850, Aalborg, 1991, I, p. 149, illustrated in colour, II, p. 209, fig. 422.