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Inscription

lower left in graphite by unknown hand: J.S. 47

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
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 105, no. 686.
1992
Volk, Mary Crawford. Sargent, Spain and El Jaleo. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1992, pp. 27-28, fig. 6.