1903: in Whistler's studio at his death and bequeathed to his sister-in-law,
Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958)
1935: given by Miss Birnie Philip to the University of Glasgow.
“Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 49) as 'Blue and Silver'.
Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 117) as 'Blue and Violet'.
Œuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 140) as 'Bleu et violet'.
By the terms of Miss Birnie Philip's Gift, this work cannot be lent to another venue.