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Inscription

center in watercolor: Whistler signature

Provenance

(Brown & Phillips, London), 1903; John P. Elton, Waterbury, Connecticut; his granddaughter, Lucy Cross; Private collection, Los Angeles; (Hope Davis Fine Art); acquired 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon; gift 1991 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, 222-223, color repro.
Bibliography
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991: p.222.
1995
MacDonald, Margaret F. James McNeill Whistler Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995.