1872-1874: in the artist's possession.
No further provenance is known.
Winter Exhibition of cabinet pictures in oil and water colours, by British and foreign artists, New British Institution, London, 1872 (cat. no. 198) as 'Grey Note'.
Mr Whistler's Exhibition, Flemish Gallery, 48 Pall Mall, London, 1874 (cat. no. 35) as 'A Grey Note' priced £20.0.0.