Listed by C. Hofstede de Groot as no. 176C in his own manuscript amendments to his catalogue of the artist's work published in 1907.
K. Braun, Alle tot nu toe bekende schilderijen van Jan Steen, Rotterdam, 1980, pp.164-5, no. B-30, illustrated, as the work of the same follower of Steen who was responsible for a painting in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts at Richmond (his no. B-87).