Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 484 (Sale info: For Sale).
The good works of the great Koekkoek have become of late years exceedingly rare, and dealers even experience great difficulty in obtaining a specimen. This unusually good one is presented, with the hope that those interested in the best foreign art will not permit it to be undervalued. It has been likened to efforts by the old Dutch masters. [P. 29.]
Industrial Exposition. 1874. Art Catalogue. Chicago.