With 1925.1682a, part of a decorative mural scheme in the main staircase of no. 75 Dean Street, Soho, London, built by builder-carpenter Thomas Richmond and first occupied by Bulstrode Peachey Knight, who leased the house from 1733, but probably first took occupancy in 1735 [see Sheppard 1966, vol. 33, pp. 221-22; the erroneous association of the staircase decoration and later the house itself with Sir James Thornhill (died 1734) and his son-in-law William Hogarth, goes back to the early 19th century, see Warner 1996, p. ]; the house was bought by H.H. Mulliner in 1912, and the mural decoration removed in 1919 in preparation for demolition of the house, which took place in 1923 [Sheppard 1966, vol. 33, pp. 223-24]; acquired with most of the interior fittings of the house by Monday, Kern, and Herbert, London, 1919 [see the Times (London), 1919]. W. and J. Sloane and Co., New York, by 1921, to 1925 [W. and J. Sloane 1921 and de Brie 1925]; bought by Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Crane, together with many fittings of the house, 1925; given to the Art Institute, 1925 (the staircase, installed at the Art Institute without the murals in the late 1940s, was sold at Sotheby’s, New York, October 18, 1997, no. 391).