Gregory Martin. The Flemish School, circa 1600–circa 1900. London, 1970, p. 82 n. 4, under no. 6335, dates it 1649.
Christopher Brown. Letter. September 30, 1980, calls the attribution to Fyt "absolutely right".
Walter A. Liedtke. Flemish Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1984, vol. 1, pp. 101–3; vol. 2, pl. 45, as unquestionably by Fyt and certainly from the 1640s.
Walter A. Liedtke. "Flemish Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum—II: Van Dyck, Jordaens, Brouwer, and Others." Tableau 6 (February 15, 1984), p. 32.
Introduction by Walter A. Liedtke in Flemish Paintings in America: A Survey of Early Netherlandish and Flemish Paintings in the Public Collections of North America. Antwerp, 1992, p. 337, no. 241, ill.