Signed and dated in graphite at lower right, "M. Laroon / Fecit. 1724".
Robert Raines, Marcellus Laroon, London, 1966, no. 42, repr.
Marcellus Laroon, exhibition catalogue, Aldeburgh Festival and Tate Gallery, London, 1967, no. 31.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 171.
Duke, L. G., former owner.
Astor, Vincent, Mrs., donor.
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966, donor.