Otto Naumann. Frans van Mieris (1635–1681) the Elder. Doornspijk, The Netherlands, 1981, vol. 2, p. 185, no. C193, as not by Frans van Mieris the Elder, and as similar in execution to Pieter van Slingeland's miniature portraits of a man and woman in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Rudolf E. O. Ekkart. Letter to Walter Liedtke. December 17, 1988, rejects the attribution to Van Mieris, and suggests Pieter van Slingeland instead.
Walter Liedtke. Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2007, vol. 2, pp. 828–29, no. 193, colorpl. 193, states that "the style . . . and the sitter's dress and coiffure suggest a dating of about 1680".