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Inscription

lower right in graphite by unknown hand: Nocturnal / note / by Whistler

Marks and Labels

lower left in red ink: O.H. Bacher stamp; lower left verso in black ink: Lessing J. Rosenwald stamp; lower left verso in blue ink: NGA's stamp

Provenance

Otto H. Bacher (Lugt 2002), LJR (Lugt Supp.1760b)

Exhibition History
2005
"Whistler - Music", Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia, 2005.
2006
The Poetry of Light: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006.
Bibliography
1908
Bacher, O., WITH WHISTLER IN VENICE, New York: 1908, reproduced opposite p.52.
1995
MacDonald, Margaret F. James McNeill Whistler Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995.