It was exhibited in 1903-1904 as 'La Japonaise', which implied that the model carried a fan or parasol. It was described as 'a little study of the nude in sanguine.' 1
1: Watercolours, Pastels, Drawings in Black and White, Sculptures and Bronzes By British and Foreign Artists Including A Selection of Works by H. B. Brabazon, and A Group of Works by the late James McNeill Whistler, W. Marchant & Co., Goupil Gallery, London, 1903 (cat. no. 199). 'London Exhibitions. A Group of Drawings by Whistler', Art Journal, February 1904, pp. 96-98.
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