H.P. Standly by 1830; Christie's London, 14 April 1845, lot 1226 (15 gns. to Graves).
J.H. Hawkins, Sotheby's London, 29 April - 6 May 1850, lot 405 (6 gns. to Colnaghi's).
Probably F. Capel Cure, Sotheby's London, 15 May 1905, lot 94 (£6.5 s. to Maggs).
Probably C. Newton Robinson, Christie's London, 6 April 1914, lot 19 (19 gns. to Paterson).
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J. Ireland, A Supplement to Hogarth Illustrated, London, 1798, pp. 320-2, W. Skelton's engraving illustrated.
S. Ireland, Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth, London, 1799, vol. II, pp. 32-9, Rosenburg's engraving illustrated.
J. Nichols and G. Steevens, The Genuine Works of William Hogarth, London, 1810, vol. II, p. 295, Cook's engraving illustrated, 1817, vol. III, p. 281.
J. B. Nichols, ed., Anecdotes of William Hogarth, London, 1833, pp. 208, 392-3, W. Skelton's engraving illustrated.
A. Dobson, William Hogarth, London, 1907, p. 239.
A.P. Oppé, The Drawings of William Hogarth, London and New York, 1948, p. 38, under no. 34, as untraced.
F. Antal, Hogarth and his Place in European Art, London, 1963, p. 149.
R. Paulson, Hogarth: His Life, Art and Times, London, 1971, vol. I, pp. 165-7, Hogarth's engraving illustrated.
R. Paulson, Hogarth's Graphic Works, 3rd revised edn., New Haven, 1988, pp. 66-7, no. 100 (the engraving).