1903: in Whistler's studio at his death in 1903 and bequeathed to his sister-in-law
Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958)
1935: given to the University of Glasgow.
“Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 43) as 'Grey and Green – Holland'.
Œuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 115) as 'A Note in Grey and Green. Holland'.
It was priced at a modest 20 guineas in 1889, but remained unsold, and was returned to Whistler after the exhibition by Wunderlich's on the SS Servia. 1
Due to the terms of Miss Birnie Philip's Gift, this work cannot be lent to another venue.
1: G. Dieterlen, H. Wunderlich & Co., to Whistler, 1 November 1889, GUW #07187.