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Painted for Robert, 2nd Earl Grovesnor, later 1st Marquess of Westminster, and by descent.
The Trustees of the Grosvenor Estate; Sotheby's, 15 March 1978, lot 89 (sold £1,500).
D. Taylor, Edwin Cooper of Beccles, 1785-1833, 1980, p.52, no. 9 (illus.).
S. Mitchell, The Dictionary of British Equestrian Artists, 1985, illus. p. 169.
Fort William, 1948, no. 3102.
Norwich, Norwich Castle, Edwin Cooper of Beccles, March-July 1985, no. 1.
Sudbury, Gainsborough's House, Edwin Cooper of Beccles, 18 July-1 September, 1985, no.1.