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upper left in graphite: 1872; lower right in graphite: 1872

Provenance

Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Violet Sargent Ormond (sisters of the artist); gift to the National Gallery (now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum), Washington, DC, 1929, but left in the care of the Corcoran Gallery of Art; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1967
Gross, Ellen and James Harithas. Drawings by John Singer Sargent in the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Alhambra, CA: Borden, 1967.
1983
American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 104, no. 675.