Watercolor over graphite with gum arabic on cream laid paper
285 x 425 mm
Restricted gift of Dr. William Shorey in memory of Sara R. Shorey and the Olivia Shaler Swan Memorial Fund
Extended information about this artwork
“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.