J. Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., London, I, 1829, p. 218, no. 53, as Philips Wouwerman; and (Supplement), 1842, p. 156, no. 53, as Philips Wouwerman, and in the collection of the Earl of Lonsdale, Lowther Castle, no. 235.
G.F. Waagen, Art Treasures in Great Britain, London, 1854, III, p. 262, as Philips Wouwerman, and in the collection of the Earl of Lonsdale, Lowther Castle ('A rich and very picturesque composition of his second manner. Very spirited and delicate in execution...').
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné..., etc., London, II, 1909, pp. 417-418, no. 539, as Philips Wouwerman.