Watercolor over graphite with gum arabic on cream laid paper
28.5 × 42.5 cm (11 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Dr. William Shorey in memory of Sara R. Shorey and the Olivia Shaler Swan Memorial Fund
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“Memoirs of Thomas Jones,” Walpole Society XXXII (1946-1948), p. 65.
Lawrence Gowing, The Originality of Thomas Jones (London, 1985), p. 33 (ill.).
London, Thomas Agnew and Sons Limited, “116th Exhibition of Watercolours and Drawings,” February 20-March 17, 1989, cat. 7.
New York, The Frick Collection, “From Pontormo to Seurat: Drawings Recently Acquired by The Art Institute of Chicago,” April 23-July 7, 1991, n.p., cat. 27; traveled to The Art Institute of Chicago, September 10, 1991-January 5, 1992.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Broad Spectrum: Color on Paper, Past and Present,” September 12–October 31, 1999, hors. cat.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Building a Collection: New Acquisitions and Promised Gifts of British Art,” May 1–August 1, 2004, checklist 4.
Canon J. H. Adams, step great-great-grandson of the artist; sold, Sotheby’s, London, November 27, 1975, Adams sale, lot 84, to the British Rail Pension Fund [invoice]. Sold, Sotheby’s, London, July 14, 1988, British Rail Pension Fund sale, lot 69; sold by Thomas Agnew and Sons, London, to the Art Institute, 1988.
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