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W.L. Elkins Esq. Philadelphia.
Schmidt Sale; American Art Association, New York, 3 February 1938, lot 67
with Agnew's, London.
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOT 127)
W. Roberts, Sir William Beechey, R.A., London, 1907, facing page 106, illustrated.
O.Millar, The Later Georgian Pictures in the Collection of her Majesty the Queen, London, 1969, I, p. 6, under no. 658.