Max Kann (Kahn), Paris, before 1877.
Madame Brooks, Paris; her sale, Drouot, Paris, 16-18 April 1877, lot 83 (14,200 ff. to the following).
Étienne-Edmond Martin, Baron de Beurnonville (1825-1906); his sale, Féral, G. Petit, C.P. Pillet, Paris, 9-16 May 1881 (= 5th day) lot 531 (16,200 ff.), where acquired by Léon Émile Brault (1825-1910), and by descent to the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 14 & 15)
Illustrated Catalogue of 300 Paintings by Old Masters of the Dutch, Flemish, Italian, French and English Schools being some of the principal pictures which have at various times formed part of the Sedelmeyer Gallery, Paris, 1898, p. 244, no. 223, illustrated, as signed in full.
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné etc., London, 1928, VII, no. 303.
M.S. Robinson, A catalogue of the paintings of the Elder and the Younger Willem van de Velde, London, 1990, I, p. 310, no. 840.