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Believed to have descended in the sitter's family at Ditchley Park.
with Ellis & Smith, London; Christie's, London, 12 February 1954, lot 100 (24 gns. to Spicer).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 24 April 1987, lot 74.
Please note that this painting was by descent in the sitter's family at Ditchley Park. It is no.42 in the Ditchley Catalogue and was lot 60 in the Ditchley Sale, Sotheby's, May 1933.
Lt. Gen. Sir F.W. Hamilton, K.C.B., Origin and History of the 1st Grenadier Guards, London, 1874, I, p. 309, illustrated.
Lt. Col. E.A.N. Webb, History of the 12th (the Suffolk) Regiment, London, 1914, p. 6, illustrated.
J.D. Stewart, Sir Godfrey Kneller and the English Baroque Portrait, Oxford, 1983, p. 115, no. 434.