1903: in Whistler's studio at his death and bequeathed to
Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958)
1935: given by Miss Philip to the University of Glasgow.
'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886 (cat. no. 71) as 'Arrangement in black and gold'.
“Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 7) as 'Yellow and Black',
Ouvrages de Peintures, Sculpture, Dessin, Gravure, Architecture et Objets d'Art, 14th exhibition, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1904 or
Œuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1905.
'Yellow and Black' was priced at 50 guineas in 1889, but remained unsold, and was returned to Whistler after the exhibition by Wunderlich's on the SS Servia. 1
1: G. Dieterlen, H. Wunderlich & Co., to Whistler, 1 November 1889, GUW #07187.