C.J. Nichols, Biographical Anecdotes of William Hogarth; with a catalogue of his works ... , London, 1782, pp. 324-5.
J. Ireland, Graphic illustrations of Hogarth, London, III, 1798, p. 367.
J. Nichols & G.Steevens, The Genuine Works of William Hogarth, II, 1810, p. 268 and III, 1817, p. 168.
J.B. Nichols, Biographical Anecdotes of William Hogarth, London, 1833, p.364.
A. Dobson, William Hogarth, London, 1907, p.210.
R.B. Beckett, Hogarth, London, 1949, p.64, fig. 10.
F. Antal, Hogarth and His Place in European Art, London, 1962, p.94, pl. 24a.
G. Baldini and G. Mandel, L'Opera Completa di Hogarth pittore, Milan, 1967, pp. 88-9, no. 12, illustrated.
M. Webster, Hogarth, London, 1979, pp.14-15, and 180, no. 19, illustrated p. 30.
To be included in Elizabeth Einberg's forthcoming catalogue of the paintings of William Hogarth to be published by Yale University Press.
London, British Institution, 1814, as 'Debates on Palmistry, a sketch', lent by Beaumont.
London, Arthur Tooth, November- December 1948, no. 12.
London, Thomas Agnew & Sons, June 1949.
London, Tate Gallery, Hogarth, December 1971 - February 1972, no. 48, as 'Debates on Palmistry circa 1729'.