1903: in Whistler's studio at his death and bequeathed to his sister-in-law
Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958)
1957: sold to Colnaghi, London art dealers, 22 October 1957 [# 22362];
1958: bought by the Cecil Higgins Museum (The Higgins, Bedford), 27 May 1958.
1885: Possible shown in
Winter Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1885 (cat. no. 570) as 'Caprice in Red'.
It is possible that this watercolour is Caprice in Red
[M.1067], which was exhibited first in 1885.