Bequest of Evelyn Marshall Suarez in memory of her son, Marshall Field
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Sir Walter Armstrong, Sir Henry Raeburn (London and New York, 1901), p. 97.
James Greig, Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A.: His Life and Works with a Catalogue of his Pictures (London, 1911), p. 39
Richard Pratt, David Adler (New York, 1970), p. 164, pl. 124.
New York, Knoedler, Loan Exhibition of Pictures by Raeburn, 1925, no. 13.
By descent in the Brown family to the sitter’s grandson, Horatio Robert Forbes Brown [Greig 1911 gives the owner as H. Brown]. Mrs. William Hayward, New York, by 1924 when she consigned it to Knoedler’s, New York [according to letter of 6 January 1995 from Melissa de Medeiros, Knoedler]; sold by Knoedler to Marshall Field III, Huntington, Long Island, 1924 [according the letter cited above]; Evelyn Marshall Suarez, formerly Mrs. Marshall Field III (died 1979), Easton, near Syosset, Long Island and New York; bequeathed to the Art Institute in memory of her son, Marshall Field IV, 1980.
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