Inscribed recto, lower right, in graphite: "29"; inscribed recto, lower right, in graphite: "AD1014"; inscribed verso, lower center, in graphite: "3"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "Drawings / C"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "A. 1847."
201 × 128 mm
Gift of the Crown Family in honor of James N. Wood
Extended information about this artwork
Margaret F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, 1995), pp. 520-521, no. 1453 (ill.).
The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler: A Catalogue Raisonné, ed. Harriet K. Stratis and Martha Tedeschi (New York, 1998), I:435-36, 439 (ill., fig. 152a); II:200–201 (ill., fig. 5).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Songs on Stone: James McNeill Whistler and the Art of Lithography,” June 6-August 30, 1998, pp. 108 and 109, cat. 172, fig. 153; traveled to the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, October 2, 1998-January 3, 1999.
Possibly sold, Sotheby’s, London, May 27, 1919, lot 169, to Colnaghi [MacDonald 1995]; sold to Scott and Fowles, New York, June 1921 [MacDonald 1995]. Charles Sessler, Philadelphia. Ronald Rey, Baltimore, from c. 1965. Mansfield-Whittemore-Crown collection, from 1990; given to the Art Institute, 2004.
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