The Marquess of Normanby, Mulgrave Castle, sale, July 19, 1890, lot 19 (105gns. to Bourke).
Duchess of Marlborough from whom purchased by Sir Berkeley Sheffield, Normanby Park, Lincolnshire, sale ....., July 16, 1943, lot 42 (2,3oogns. to Gooden and Fox).
The Hon. Clive Pearson.
with Newhouse Galleries, New York.
Please note that the attribution to this painting should read:
'Attributed to Thomas Gainsborough', and the provenance and literature listed in the catalogue does not apply to this picture.
Sir W. Armstrong, Gainsborough and his place in English Art, 1899, p. 200.
E. Waterhouse, Gainsborough, 1958, p. 84, no. 543.