J. Braz,(1) Leningrad and Paris (estate sale, Paris, Charpentier [Alphonse Bellier], 12 May 1938, lot 13, pl. V). [art market, Amsterdam]. F. G. J. Beerkens,(2) Haarlem, by 1939, sold 1983 to; [Hoogsteder- Naumann, Ltd., New York, sold 1983 to]; Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter, Los Angeles, given 2009 to; LACMA.
(1) Probably the artist Osip Braz, aka Josif (1873–1936), who painted in Germany and France and was elected member of the Counsel of the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, where he became conservator of the Dutch collection of the museum.
(2) F. G. J. Beerkens was the director of a business that specialized in fine woods: oak, mahogany, teak, etc. The company operated in Haarlem from 1919 to 1969.
Walsh, Jr., John., and Cynthis P. Schneider. A Mirror of Nature: Dutch Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter (Second Edition). Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1992.
- Grisebach, Lucius. Willem Kalf, 1619-1693. Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, 1974.
- Walsh, Amy L. The Mr. and Mrs. Edward Carter Collection of Dutch Paintings. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2019. https://archive.org/details/Carter_Collection_Dutch_Paintings (accessed May 23, 2022).