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Provenance

Possibly Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orléans [1723-1792], Paris; possibly George Kinnaird, 7th baron Kinnaird [d. 1805], Rossie Priory, Inchture, Perthshire, Scotland;[1] his son, Charles Kinnaird, 8th baron Kinnaird [1780-1826], Rossie Priory, by 1809; (his sale, Phillips, London, February-March 1813, no. 85, as Portrait of a Spanish Nobleman by Velázquez, bought in);[2] by inheritance to his son, George William Fox Kinnaird, 9th baron Kinnaird [1807-1878], Rossie Priory; by inheritance to his brother, Arthur Fitzgerald Kinnaird, 10th baron Kinnaird [1814-1887], Rossie Priory; by inheritance to his son, Arthur J. Fitzgerald Kinnaird, 11th baron Kinnaird [1847-1923], Rossie Priory; by inheritance to his son, Kenneth Fitzgerald Kinnaird, 12th baron Kinnaird [1880-1972], Rossie Priory; by gift or inheritance to his eldest son, Graham Charles Kinnaird, Master of Kinnaird [later 13th baron Kinnaird, 1912-1997], Rossie Priory; purchased 13 May 1969 through (P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London) by NGA.

Exhibition History
1879
Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London, 1879, no. 60, as Portrait of a Man, said to be General Velazquez by Rubens.
1938
Exhibition of 17th Century Art in Europe, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1938, no. 92, as by Rubens.
1968
Jacob Jordaens 1593-1678, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1968-1969, no. 36, repro.
1969
In Memoriam, Ailsa Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1969, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1829
Smith, John. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish and French Painters. 9 vols. London, 1829-1842: 3(1930): 223, no. 793, as by Rubens.
1857
Waagen, Gustav Friedrich. Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of more than Forty Collections of Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Mss., &c.&c., visited in 1854 and 1856, ..., forming a supplemental volume to the "Treasures of Art in Great Britain". London, 1857: 447, as by Rubens.
1883
Curtis, Charles B. Velazquez and Murillo. New York and London, 1883: 84, under no. 206, as by Rubens.
1890
Rooses 1896-1892, 4(1890): 315-316, no. 1143, and 322, as by Rubens.
1938
Mayer, August L. "Some Notes on Recent Exhibitions." The Burlington Magazine 72 (April 1938): 190, as by Jan Cossiers.
1969
d'Hulst, Roger-A.. "Jordaens" (exhibition review). The Art Bulletin LI (1969):382, as not by Jordaens
1970
Jaffé, Michael. "Some Recent Acquisitions of Seventeenth-Century Flemish Painting." Studies in the History of Art 1969 (1970): 23-26, 33 note 52, repro., as by Jordaens.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 182, repro., as by Jordaens.
1979
Larsen, Erik. "New Suggestions Concerning George Jamesone." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 94 (July-August 1979): 9-18, as by George Jamesone.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 259, no. 330, color repro., as by Jordaens.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 211, repro., as by Jordaens.
1986
Barnes, Susan J. "Van Dyck in Italy 1621-1628." 2 vols. Ph.D. dissertation, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1986: 1:78 notes 44, 46; 2:99, repro., as by Jordaens.
1992
Bauman, Guy C., and Walter A. Liedtke. Flemish Paintings in America: A Survey of Early Netherlandish and Fleming Paintings in the Public Collections of America. Antwerp, 1992: 345, no. 301, repro., as by Jordaens.
1993
Sutten, Peter C., and Marjorie E. Wieseman, et al. The Age of Rubens Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Toledo (Ohio) Museum of Art. Boston, 1993: 348, repro., as by Jordaens.
2005
Wheelock, Arthur K., Jr. Flemish Paintings of the Seventeenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2005: 103-107, color repro.