On document resting on edge of table, in black paint: "J Blackburn/Pinx:t 1777."
On front edge of the top sheet of stacked papers, in black paint: perhaps "Oct[ober] 10 [or 18 or 19]."
On document on stack on table, in black paint: "To/Charles Morgan Es."
On spine of book resting on table, in black paint: "Abstracts of Ruperra/Rentalls/From ye year/1725 to Octob/24th1777."
On verso, on a paper label adhered to the canvas at b.l., in ink: "Hugh Jones Esqr 50 Years/Agent to the Family/of Tredegar & Ruperra/Obt Octr1777 Aged 79/belongd to Ruperra Augt 16th 1783" surrounded by a border drawn in ink.
Steegman II, 1962, 165 and plate 31B.
Worcester Annual Report 1962, x, xiii.
"Accessions of American and Canadian Museums, AprilJune, 1962," The Art Quarterly 25, no. 3 (autumn 1962): 263, 268.
"La Chronique des Arts," Gazette des Beaux-Arts 161, no. 1129 (February 1963): 67.
Dresser 1966a, fig. 13, 4142, 4749.
Dresser 1971, 477.
Reutlinger 1975, 18, 19.
Miles 1995, 11.
2. The line of descent is inferred from the descent of the Tredegar seat in the Morgan family. For the Morgan line, see Burke and Burke 1956, 217072. For the sale at auction, see Pictures of the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries . . ., cat. no. 2, p. . For the Museums purchase, see receipt, Julius H. Weitzner to the Worcester Art Museum, May 31, 1962, object file, Worcester Art Museum.