The Masterpieces of Raeburn. London, 1908, p. 52, ill., as Miss Margaret Law, in the collection of John A. Holmes, with an errata slip correcting the title to Miss Janet Law.
James L. Caw. Portraits by Sir Henry Raeburn. Edinburgh, 1909, unpaginated, ill.
James Greig. Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A.: His Life and Works. London, 1911, p. 50.
"Stattgehabte Auktionen." Der Cicerone 4 (1912), p. 650, mentions the 1912 sale of this portrait of Janet Law, for £5,040 to A. Wertheimer, together with those of her brother-in-law, Captain George Makgill of Kemback, for £787 to Wallis, and his wife, born Agnes Law, for £4,095, also to Wertheimer; observes that the three portraits, with landscape backgrounds, were painted before 1797.
Katharine Baetjer. British Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575–1875. New York, 2009, pp. 162–63, no. 78, ill. (color).