It was described in the Pall Mall Gazette, 22 April 1891, as one of `two excellent pastels ... one of these, "Whisperings in Blue," is of a Japanese girl'. 1 It could have been The Japanese Parasol [M.1228], which has not been located.
1: 'Art Notes', Pall Mall Gazette, London, 22 April 1891. Press-cutting in Glasgow University Library, Whistler PC10, p. 41.
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