Collection Sir Francis Cook, 1st Bt. (1817-1901), Doughtly House, by 1900 and thence by descent to Sir Francis Cook, 4th Bt. (1907-78), until at least 1932.
Collection Raphael Rosenberg, by 1965 (according to Witt Library mount).
with T. Agnew & Sons, London, where bought in the early 1960s.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 9 July 2009, lot 102, where acquired by the late father of the present owners.
J. Weale, Revue de l'Art Chrêtien, 1900, p. 225, as 'd'un contemporain de Gerard David, qui a fréquement répeté la même composition en variant les accéssoires'.
J. Kronig, Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House. Dutch & Flemish Schools, vol. 2, 1914, no. 463.
Abridged Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House, Richmond Surrey in the collection of Sir Herbert Cook, Bart, 1932, p. 29, no. 463, as Isenbrant.
M.J. Friedländer, Die Niederländische Malerei, 1933, vol. XI, p. 138, no. 196, as Isenbrandt.
M.J. Friedländer, Early Netherlandish Painting, vol. XI, Leiden, 1974, p. 90, no. 196, as previously in the collection of Sir H. Cook, present location unknown, and where listed as Isenbrandt.
London, The New House Gallery, Exhibition of Pictures by Masters of the Flemish & British Schools, 1899-1900, no. 10, as Attributed to Gheeraert David.