about 1779/1780 - 1781
John Whetham, 1731 - 1781 (Kirklington, England), commissioned from the artist, about 1779/1780; by inheritance within the Boddam-Whetham family, 1781.
Boddam-Whetham Family, by inheritance to Major Sydney Alexander Boddam-Whetham.
Major Sydney Alexander Boddam-Whetham, 1885 - 1925, by inheritance within the probably by inheritance to his wife, Mrs. Edith (Sibyl) Boddhan-Whetham, 1925.
about 1941 - 1985
Mrs. Daphne Margaret (Boddam-Whetham) Smith (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) [sold, Smith sale, Christie's, London, July 19, 1985, lot 98, to the J. Paul Getty Museum.]