ProvenanceProbably Margaretha van Mechelen, Abtspoel Castle; by descent to her son Lodewijk; descended to Heer van Beverweerd; by descent to his wife, Hester van Foreest; Van Foreest family, Nijenburg Castle, Heiloo, until 1954. (Gallery Nicolaas Beets [b. 1878], Amsterdam, The Netherlands by 1954). Jacob Theodor Cremer [d. 1979], Duin & Kruidberg, Santpoort, The Netherlands; (Cremer sale through Sotheby's and Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, November 17, 1980, lot 10); (purchased for joint ownership by Gallery Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the Artemis Group, London); sold to MIA in 1983.
 For religious reasons, Prince Maurice and Margaretha van Mechelen could not marry, however they did have a son.
 Copy of catalogue in curatorial file.