upper left, possibly from the 19th century: ANNETTA. D. OF / EDWARD COKE, / WIFE OF LEWIS CAGE / OF MILGATE, KENT; lower left reverse: J. R. 1758
The sitter, Annetta Coke [1738-1791, later Mrs. Lewis Cage], Milgate, Kent, England. by descent to her son, the Reverend Charles Cage [1769-1849]. (Stafford Gallery, London). (Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell, London); purchased 1903 by William Andrews Clark [1839-1925], New York; bequest April 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.
- The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 26 April - 16 July 1978.
- Antiquities to Impressionism: The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 3 November 2001 - 4 February 2002, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
- Martin, David F. "Naming Paintings." Art Journal 25, no. 3 (Spring 1966): 252-256.
- Mannings, David. Sir Joshua Reynolds: A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings. 2 vols. New Haven and London, 2000: 138, no. 385.