The earlier provenance is unknown.
It was described in the Daily Telegraph as 'truly opalescent in its blinking inner light and flecks of cobalt, and other pure, lustrous tints.' 1
1: Anon., 'Venice Pastels, Daily Telegraph, London, 5 February 1881; GUL Whistler PC4, p. 48.
Last updated: 16th February 2021 by Margaret