B. Botfield, Catalogue of Pictures in the possession of Beriah Botfield Esq. at Norton Hall, London, 1848, p. 36, 'A Boy blowing bubbles at a table, on which are a Chalice a Candlestick, &c. and a rich cloth'.
B. Botfield, Catalogue of Pictures at Norton Hall, London, 1863, p. 27.
T. Crombie, 'Beriah Botfield and his Dutch pictures at Longleat', Apollo, CV, February 1977, p. 105, fig. 8.
London, Royal Academy, Dutch Pictures 1450-1750, 1952-3, p. 78, no. 405.