Henri Rochefort, “La Collection de M. Henri Rochefort,” Les Arts 4, 43 (July 1905), p. 14, ill.
“La Chronique des arts et de la curiosité: Mouvement des arts – Collection Ch. Sedelmeyer, première vente,” Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 3rd ser., 37 (1907), suppl. 194, no. 21.
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Illustrated Catalogue of Pictures by the Brothers Le Nain (London, 1910), pp. 15, 27.
W[illiam] A. P[reyer], “A Painting by the Brothers Le Nain,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 17, 8 (1923), pp. 82–84, ill.
“Chicago Institute Acquires a Work by the Brothers Le Nain,” Art News 22, 21 (1924), p. 6, ill.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago, 1925), pp. 43, 143, no. 59, ill.
R[eginald] H[oward] Wilenski, French Painting (Boston, 1931), p. 49; rev. ed., 1949, p. 46.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago, 1932), pp. 39, 160, ill.
Alfred M. Frankfurter, “Art in the Century of Progress,” Fine Arts 20, 2 (1933), pp. 29, 61, ill.
George Isarlo, “Les Trois Le Nain et leur suite,” La Renaissance 21, 1 (1938), p. 34, fig. 52.
Assia Visson, “Les Le Nain au Toledo Museum of Art,” Arts, beaux-arts, literature 142 (November 28, 1947), p. 3.
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago, 1961), p. 165.
Anthony Blunt, “The Le Nain Exhibition at the Grand Palais: ‘Le Nain Problems’,” Burlington Magazine 120 (1978), p. 873.
Irina Kuznetsova and Evgenia Georgievskaya, French Paintings from the Pushkin Museum: 17th to 20th Century (New York and Leningrad, 1979), under no. 14.
Jacques Thuillier, “Le Nain: Leçons d’une exposition,” La Revue du Louvre 29 (1979), pp. 161–62.
Pierre Rosenberg, La Peinture française du XVIIe siècle dans les collections américaines, exh. cat. (Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, 1982), p. 362, appendix no. 9, ill.
Christopher Wright, The World’s Master Paintings: From the Early Renaissance to the Present Day (London, 1991), vol. 1, p. 243; vol. 2, pp. 62, 518.
Gregory Martin, “Abraham Willemsens (again): More News of Attributions in Flemish Painting,” Apollo 137 (1993), p. 100 n. 10.
Susan Wise in Susan Wise and Malcolm Warner, French and British Paintings from 1600 to 1800 in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1996), pp. 98–101, ill.
Jean Jacques Lévêque, Madame de Sévigné, ou la saveur des mots: 1626–1696 (Paris, 1996), p. 141, ill.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress, June 1–November 1, 1933, no. 221, as Louis Le Nain.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress, June 1–November 1, 1934, no. 145, as Louis Le Nain.
Kansas City, Missouri, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, French Art of Two Centuries, 1939–40, no cat.
Toledo Museum of Art, The Brothers Le Nain, October 1947, no. 16, as school of Le Nain.
Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada, Héritage de France: French Painting 1610–1760, January 4–February 4, 1962, no. 44, as School of Le Nain; traveled to The Art Gallery of Toronto, February 16–March 18, 1962; exhibition also traveled to The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, October 6–November 6, 1961; Québec, Le Musée de la Province de Québec, November 16–December 16, 1961.
University of Notre Dame, Indiana, Art Gallery, 1965, no cat.
Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Les Frères Le Nain, October 3, 1978–January 8, 1979, no. 76.
Victor Henri de Rochefort-Lucay, Paris by 1905 [according to Rochefort 1905]. Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris; sold Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, May 16–18, 1907 no. 223, as Le Nain (les frères), for Fr 2,800 [price according to annotated copies of the sale catalogue in the Frick Art Reference Library, New York, and the Bibliothèque d’Art et d’Archéologie, Paris]. Ehrich Galleries, New York [according to registrar’s records]. Osvald Sirén, New York; sold by Sirén to the Art Institute, 1923.
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