Wilhelm [von] Bode. Gemäldesammlung des Herrn Rudolf Kann in Paris. Vienna, 1900, p. V, pl. 73.
Wilhelm [von] Bode. Gemälde-Sammlung des Herrn Rudolf Kann in Paris. Vienna, 1900, pp. XXV–XXVI.
E[mile]. Michel. "La Galerie de M. Rodolphe Kann (2e article)." Gazette des beaux-arts, 3rd ser., 25 (June 1901), p. 503, as by Brouwer.
Auguste Marguillier. "La collection de M. Rodolphe Kann." Les arts 2 (January 1903), p. 7.
Catalogue of the Rodolphe Kann Collection: Pictures. Paris, 1907, vol. 1, pp. XVIII, 4, no. 2, ill. opp. p. 4, as by Brouwer; calls it a replica differing in color from the Dresden picture.
Marcel Nicolle. "La Collection Rodolphe Kann." Revue de l'art ancien et moderne 23 (January–June 1908), p. 202, as by Brouwer.
F. Schmidt-Degener. Adriaen Brouwer et son évolution artistique. Brussels, 1908, p. 44, as by Brouwer; calls the Dresden picture a replica of this one.
Cornelis Hofstede de Groot. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century. 3, London, 1910, p. 630, under no. 168, as one of at least three copies of the Dresden picture.
Wilhelm R. Valentiner in The Michael Friedsam Collection. [completed 1928], p. 26, as by Brouwer.
Bryson Burroughs and Harry B. Wehle. "The Michael Friedsam Collection: Paintings." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 27, section 2 (November 1932), p. 44, as by Brouwer.
Charles Sterling. Rubens et son temps. Exh. cat., Musée de l'Orangerie. [Paris], 1936, p. 22, under no. 10, as a copy of the Dresden picture.
Gerard Knuttel. Adriaen Brouwer: The Master and His Work. The Hague, 1962, pp. 143–44, 187, fig. 94, as by Brouwer; suggests that the Dresden version is better and may be the original.
Walter A. Liedtke. Flemish Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1984, vol. 1, pp. 13–14; vol. 2, pl. 7, as a seventeenth-century copy of the Dresden picture or of another version; suggests that our picture and the version in the museum in Lyons may be by the same hand.
Hans Buijs in "Écoles étrangères XIIIe–XIXe siècles." Catalogue sommaire illustré des peintures du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon. 1, Lyons, 1993, p. 55.