lower right in pen and ink: Julius Ibbetson [ad Vivum?] del 1786; by unknown hand, lower right on mount in ink: View on the Serpentine River. looking towards Hyde Park Corner.; on seperate sheet of paper (see object folder), across center in pen and ink: A View on the Serpentine River. looking towards Hyde Park Corner. Drawn from Nature 1786.
(Morton Morris & Company, London); Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon; gift 1987 to the National Gallery of Art.
- An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999-2000.
- The Artist's Vision: Romantic Traditions in Great Britain, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007