Probably in Lawrence’s studio at his death;
Christie’s, London, 25th July 1891, lot 94, “Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA. Portrait of the Rt Hon General Sir George Murray MP., GCB &C. left unfinished by the artist”;
By descent to Lt. Col. V.A.R. Isham;
Thence by descent.
K. Garlick, Walpole Society catalogue, vol. xxxix, 1964, p. 148, no.3.
K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, a Complete Catalogue of the Oil Paintings, Oxford, 1989, p. 243, no.585, illustrated.