Date unknown: said (by Graves) to have been owned by
Charles William Deschamps (1848-1908)
ca 1891: with
Henry Graves (1806-1892)
Algernon Graves (1845-1922)
, London publishers and art dealers;
1894: sold at auction, Christie's, London, 21 July 1894 (lot 129) as 'The Japanese Parasol' and probably bought by
Alexander Reid (1854-1928)
, Glasgow art dealer.
Date unknown: acquired by
Dugald M'Corkindale (d. 1903);1903: after his death, sold at auction, Morrison, Dick and M'Culloch, Glasgow, 6-7 November 1903 (lot 113) as 'Study - Chinese Lady'.
There are several variations on this possible provenance. See, for instance, A Japanese girl
[M.1230]. For alternative possibilities and further details see MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more]
(cat. no. 1228).
1891: Possibly [Exhibition], Messrs Graves, London, 1891.
The Pall Mall Gazette, 22 April 1891, described the exhibits as `two excellent pastels'. 1