G.F. Waagen, Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain, London, 1857, p. 514, 'this looks very inviting, but is too highly and darkly hung'.
A. Guiffrey, Antoine van Dyck: Sa vie et son oeuvre, Paris, 1882, p. 285.
C. Fairfax Murray, Catalogue of the Pictures belonging to His Grace the Duke of Portland, at Welbeck Abbey, and in London, London, 1894, p. 25, no. 92, illustrated, 'An early picture by Vandyck, in what is usually called his Italian or Genoese manner.'
L. Cust, Anthony Van Dyck, An historical Study of his Life and Works, London, 1900, pp. 51 and 245, no. 142, 'Painted in Italy.'
E. Schaeffer, Klassiker der Kunst: Van Dyck, Stuttgart and Leipzig, 1909, pl. 219, where dated 1622-7.
R. Witt, Exhibition of Flemish and Belgian art (1300-1900): Illustrated souvenir, London, p. 53.
Apollo, IX, 1929, p. 248, illustrated in colour.
G. Glück, Van Dyck: Des Meisters Gemälde, London, 1931, pl. 279, p. 549, as of the Antwerp period.
R.W. Goulding, revised by C.K. Adams, Catalogue of the Pictures belonging to His Grace the Duke of Portland, K.G., Cambridge, 1936, p. 33, no. 92.
E. Larsen, L'opera completa di Van Dyck, Milan, 1980, p. 88, no. 526, 'uno splendido dipinto, risalente al secondo periodo di Anversa. Databile fra il 1626 e il 1632.'
E. Larsen, The Paintings of Anthony van Dyck, Freren, 1988, II, p. 235, no. 582.
H. Vey, in S.J. Barnes, N. de Poorter, O. Millar and H. Vey, Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, New Haven and London, 2004, p. 384, no. III.184, illustrated.
London, Royal Academy, Exhibition of Flemish and Belgian Art (1300-1900), 8 January-5 March 1927, no. 153.
Bruges, Groeningemuseum, L'art flamand dans les collections britanniques, August-September 1956, no. 88.
Nottingham, University Art Gallery, Paintings and Drawings by Van Dyck, 28 February-24 March 1960, no. 7 (catalogue by O. Millar).