The artist (returned to him from Scribner's, 10/1/1921); Charles Dana Burrage, Needham, MA; Robert H. Burrage; Robert H. Burrage, Jr., to 1990
Chadds Ford, PA, 1972, no. 104; Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, "The Wyeths, America's Artists," Jan. 15-April 17, 2011;
Color illustration f. p. 278, Jane Porter, (Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora A. Smith, eds.), The Scottish Chiefs (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921)
Douglas Allen and Douglas Allen, Jr., N. C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals (New York: Crown Publishers, 1972), p. 215; Christine B. Podmaniczky, N. C. Wyeth, A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings (London: Scala, 2008), I.866, p. 424, 425
In preparation for this commission, Wyeth read an undated edition of The Scottish Chiefs published by Thomas D. Crowell Company, New York, illustrated with photographs of Scottish scenery (Brandywine River Museum NCWS.95.184). According to notes on the Scribner's file card for this painting, it was returned to the artist on Nov. 1, 1921, for an exhibition, possibly Boston, MA, 1921 (Scribner's Archive, Brandywine River Museum).