Lower right: W. V Velde In Londen 1673
William D. Stuart, at least in 1857. Mrs. P.A. Chamier; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 10 April 1981, no. 74). Dr. F. Zoellner, Risch, Switzerland; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 16 December 1999, no. 28); (Richard Green, London); private collection, United Kingdom; sold February 2018 through (Johnny Van Haeften, Ltd., London) to NGA.
- British Institution, London, 1857, no. 167, as The Morning Gun.
- Robinson, Michael Strang. Van de Velde: A Catalogue of the Paintings of the Elder and the Younger Willem van de Velde. 2 vols. Greenwich, 1990: 2:638-640, no. 348.