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James Greig. Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A.: His Life and Works. London, 1911, p. 53.
C. Reginald Grundy. "A Raeburn Exhibition." Connoisseur 29 (February 1911), p. 109.
"Raeburn's Portrait of Lady Maitland." Connoisseur 31 (December 1911), pp. 258–60, ill.
Freeman O'Donoghue. Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Vol. 3, London, 1912, p. 142, as engraved by N. Hirst.
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"Morgan Raeburn Has Been Sold." Art News 33 (March 2, 1935), p. 4, reports that the painting had been sold to a private collector through Knoedler "some time ago".
Katharine Baetjer. British Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575–1875. New York, 2009, pp. 176–77, no. 87, ill. (color).