Whistler worked with Thomas Waldo Story (1855-1915) on a series of small statuettes such as the one on the shelf behind him in this photograph, which shows a woman with similar costume and prominent hat. The statuettes were unfortunately broken and none seem to have survived.
See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 933).
Last updated: 4th June 2021 by Margaret