Elizabeth Einberg and Judy Egerton, The Age of Hogarth: British Painters born 1675–1709, Tate Gallery Collections 2 (London, 1988), p. 64, under no. 25.
Warren Mild, Joseph Highmore of Holborn Row (London, 1990), between pp. 262 and 263 (ill.).
Malcolm Warner in 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. 242–45 (ill.).
London, Thomas Agnew and Sons, “Three Centuries of British Paintings,” 1978, no. 50.
Freeman Flower (died 1794), from 1747; by descent to his daughter, Lydia, Mrs. Samuel Shore; bequeathed by her to her second cousin Dr. Whittaker, “Whittaker of Belmount” [according to label on back of stretcher]. Sold Pearson’s, Winchester, 13 December 1977, no. 570 (as one of a pair with 1987.262.3) to Thomas Agnew and Sons, London [letter from Gabriel Naughton, Agnew’s, 19 March 1993, in curatorial file]; sold by Agnew’s, 21 March 1979, to John N. Estabrook, Chicago [letter from Gabriel Naughton cited above]; bequeathed by John and Dorothy Estabrook to the Art Institute, 1987.
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