J. Swarbrick, Robert Adam and his Brothers, London, 1915, pp. 141-2, fig. 101, where described as of Robert Adam.
J. Steegman, ‘Some English Portraits by Pompeo Batoni’, The Burlington Magazine, LXXXVII, March 1946, p. 60, no. 32, as 'Batoni'.
A. Smart, 'An unknown portrait of James Adam', The Burlington Magazine, XCVI, April 1954, p. 102, as 'Batoni'.
J. Fleming, 'Allan Ramsay and Robert Adam in Italy', The Conoisseur, March 1956, p. 83, fig. 9.
J. Fleming, Robert Adam & his Circle, London, 1962, p. 261, pl. 88, as 'Batoni'.
J. Fleming, 'Robert Adam the Grand Tourist', Cornhill Magazine, no. 1004.
H. Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, London, 1978, p. 44; 3rd edition, New Haven and London, 1995, p. 46, as 'Batoni'.
A.M. Clark, ed. E.P. Bowron, Pompeo Batoni, Oxford, 1985, p. 373, as 'not by Batoni'.
London, South Kensington, National Portraits, 1867, no. 583, as of Robert Adam.