J.B. Nichols and G. Steevens, The Genuine Works of William Hogarth, London, 1817, III, pp. 160-63 and 175, as 'Broughton'.
J.B. Nichols, Anecdotes of William Hogarth, written by himself; with essays on his life and genius, and criticisms on his works, selected from Walpole, Gilpin, J. Ireland, Lamb, Phillips, and others, London, 1833, p. 385, as 'Broughton'.
Lowther Castle Inventory, unpublished manuscript, 1879, no. 34, as 'Broughton the Pugilist'.
A. Dobson, William Hogarth, London, 1891, p. 352; 1893, p. 352; and The new and enlarged edition, 1907, p. 207, as 'Broughton'.
G. Baldini and G. Mandel, L'opera completa di Hogarth, Milan, 1967, p. 97, no. 68, as 'Broughton'.
R. Paulson, Hogarth, His Life, Art and Times, New Haven, 1971, I, pp. 25 and 509, note. 18; revised edition, Baltimore and Cambridge, 1991-93, I, p. 24.
A. Borg, 'The Monarch of Marylebone Plains: James Figg's place in British Art', British Art Journal, V, no. 3, 2004, pp. 35-36.
E. Einberg, William Hogarth - A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, New Haven and London, 2016, pp. 104-107, no. 62, illustrated, as with landscape by George Lambert.
London, British Institution, Pictures by Deceased British Artists, 1817, no. 159, as 'Hogarth. Small whole-length of Broughton' (lent by Marquis of Camden).
London, British Institution, Pictures by Italian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French and British Masters, 1848, no. 121 (lent by H.R. Willett).
London, South Kensington Museum, The second special exhibition of national portraits, from the reign of William and Mary to MDCCC, May 1867, no. 356 (lent by Willett L. Adye).
London, National Portrait Gallery, 2009-2016, on long-term loan.