[Thomas Martyn]. The English Connoisseur: Containing an Account of Whatever is Curious in Painting, Sculpture, &c. in the Palaces and Seats of the Nobility and Principal Gentry of England, Both in Town and Country. London, 1766, vol. 2, p. 36, as by Rubens.
John Britton. An Historical Account of Corsham House, in Wiltshire. London, 1806, p. 54, no. 160, as by Rubens.
James Dallaway in Horace Walpole. Anecdotes of Painting in England. London, 1828, vol. 2, p. 180, as by Rubens.
G[ustav]. F[riedrich]. Waagen. Works of Art and Artists in England. London, 1838, vol. 3, p. 92, as by Rubens, but suggests that it is "a choice Mirevelt" [sic].
G[ustav]. F[riedrich]. Waagen. Kunstwerke und Künstler in England und Paris. Vol. 2, Kunstwerke und Künstler in England. Berlin, 1838, p. 303.
W. Bode. "Alte Kunstwerke in den Sammlungen der Vereinigten Staaten." Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, n.s., 6, no. 1 (1895), p. 17, identifies it not as a Rubens but as "a characteristic, very early work of A. van Dyck, agreeing with a pair dating from the year 1618 [in the collection of] Prince Liechtenstein".
Bulletin-Rubens 4 (1896), p. 206, notes Bode's attribution to Van Dyck.
Wilhelm [von] Bode. Rembrandt und seine Zeitgenossen. Leipzig, 1906, p. 267.
Emil Schaeffer. Van Dyck, des Meisters Gemälde. 1st ed. Stuttgart, 1909, ill. p. 137 [2nd ed. by Gustav Glück, 1931, ill. p. 83], as an early Van Dyck.
Wilhelm R. Valentiner. "Frühwerke des Anton van Dyck in Amerika." Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, n.s., 21, no. 9 (1910), pp. 226–27, describes the style.
Wilhelm R. Valentiner. The Art of the Low Countries. English ed. Garden City, N.Y., 1914, p. 238, as an early Van Dyck.
Wilhelm von Bode. Die Meister der holländischen und vlämischen Malerschulen. 2nd ed. Leipzig, 1919, p. 350 [1st English ed., "Great Masters of Dutch and Flemish Painting," New York, 1909, pp. 310–11 n. 1], as by Van Dyck.
Heinrich Rosenbaum. "Der junge Van Dyck." PhD diss., location unknown, Munich, 1928, pp. 17–18, 24 [see Ref. Liedtke 1984], dates it 1618, compares the pendant portraits in Liechtenstein, and describes the style with reference to Valentiner's comments.
Wilhelm R. Valentiner. A Loan Exhibition of Fifty Paintings by Van Dyck. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1929, unpaginated, no. 8, ill.
Walter Heil. "Die Van Dyck-Ausstellung in Detroit." Pantheon 4 (July–December 1929), p. 302, as one of Van Dyck's early portraits in the style of Rubens.
Gustav Glück. Van Dyck, des Meisters Gemälde. 2nd ed. [1st ed. 1909]. Stuttgart, 1931, ill. p. 83 [1st ed. by Emil Schaeffer, 1909, ill. p. 137].
Erik Larsen. L'opera completa di Van Dyck. Milan, 1980, vol. 1, p. 91, no. 96, ill., notes Rubens's influence and dates it about 1616–18.
Walter A. Liedtke. Flemish Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1984, vol. 1, pp. 48–50; vol. 2, pl. 22, as painted by Van Dyck in Antwerp in about 1618.
Walter A. Liedtke. "Anthony van Dyck." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 42 (Winter 1984/85), pp. 10, 13, 15, 20, 24, figs. 8–9 (color, overall and detail).
Walter A. Liedtke. "Flemish Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum—II: Van Dyck, Jordaens, Brouwer, and Others." Tableau 6 (February 15, 1984), pp. 29, 31.
John Pope-Hennessy. "Roger Fry and The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Oxford, China, and Italy: Writings in Honour of Sir Harold Acton on his Eightieth Birthday. Ed. Edward Chaney and Neil Ritchie. London, 1984, p. 231.
Erik Larsen. The Paintings of Anthony van Dyck. Freren, Germany, 1988, vol. 1, pp. 165, 393 n. 103, fig. 85; vol. 2, p. 14, no. 13.
Susan J. Barnes in Anthony van Dyck. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1990, p. 87, under nos. 4 and 5, as one of the portraits in a group that can be dated 1618.
Rüdiger Klessmann. Die flämischen Gemälde des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts. Braunschweig, 2003, p. 30, under no. 86.