Probably commissioned by Cornelis Paets, Netherlandish, 1636 - 1694, sold for 1500 guilders.
Source: Houbraken, De groote schouburgh [...]. 3 vols. (Amsterdam: Gedrukt voor de Weduqe des Autheurs, 1718-21), vol. 3 (1721), p. 4.
Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine of the Rhine and count Palatine of Neuberg, 1658 - 1716 (Düsseldorf, Germany), by inheritance to Karl Philipp, 1716.
Source: Hoogstraten, et al. Groot algemeen [...]. 7 vols. (Amsterdam: Brunel, 1725-32), vol. 7 (1732), 246.
Karl Philipp, Elector Palatine of the Rhine, 1661 - 1742 (Düsseldorf, Germany; Mannheim, Germany, from 1731-), probably by descent to Karl Theodor, Elector Palatine of the Rhine, 1742
1742 - 1799
Probably Karl Theodor, Elector Palatine of the Rhine (Elector of Bavaria from 1777), German, 1724 - 1799 (Mannheim, Germany, from 1742-1777; Munich, Germany, from 1777-1799), probably by inheritance to Maximilien IV Joseph, Elector of Bavaria
Probably Maximilien IV Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (Maximilien I Joseph, King of Bavaria, from 1805), German, died 1825 (Munich, Germany), from the royal Hofgartengalerie to the Alte Pinakothek
1836 - 1935
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Alte Pinakothek (Munich, Germany), sold to A. G. Zurich, 1935.
1935 - 1937
A. G. Zurich (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Kunsthandel Firma D. Katz (Dieren, The Netherlands; Basel, Switzerland; The Hague, The Netherlands)
Sidney van den Bergh-Myers (The Hague, The Netherlands)
Hendrikus Egbertus ten Cate (L.533b), Dutch, 1868 - 1955 (Almelo, The Netherlands)
J. van Duijvendijk (Scheveningen, The Netherlands)
by 1967 -
H. Kastengren (Stockholm, Sweden)
Private Collection [sold, Sotheby's, London, March 19, 1975, lot 13, to Joseph Leegenhoek.]
1975 - 1977
Joseph Leegenhoek (Paris, France), sold to Jean-Louis Dupré, 1977.
1977 - 1986
Jean-Louis Dupré (Paris, France) [sold, Dupré sale, Sotheby's, Monte Carlo, June 19, 1986, lot 26, to the J. Paul Getty Museum.]
Source: Letter from Jacques Leegenhoek, February 21, 1987, in curatorial files.