Aileen Ribeiro, The Dress Worn at Masquerades in England, 1730 to 1790, and Its Relation to Fancy Dress in Portraiture, New York and London, 1984, pp. 138-9, 153, 155, 352-3, 356, and intro. to ch. 3, pl. 6.
Susan Wise and Malcolm Warner, French and British Paintings from 1600 to 1800 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection, Chicago, 1996, pp. 248-51 (ill.).
Thomas John Henry Vincent Lane, King’s Bromley Manor, Litchfield; sold Sotheby’s, London, 8 December 1926, no. 118 as John Newton and his Wife Elizabeth by Cotes to De Casseres for £56 [annotated catalogue in Ryerson Library]. Leggatt Brothers, London, by 1927 at which time the sitter’s wife was excised and portions of the portrait overpainted [according at note by Ellis Waterhouse on the reverse of a photo in the Waterhouse archive, Paul Mellon Centre, London]; sold by Leggatt to Howard Young, 1927 [according to Waterhouse inscription cited above]. Anderson Galleries, New York [according to undated newspaper clipping]. Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago [acc. to note from Arthur B. Logan dated 7 December 1989 in curatorial files]; sold to Arthur B. Logan, Chicago, 8 March 1955; given to the Art Institute, 1985.
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