Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York to 1896 
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1896 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Whistler List, Plates, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object is part of a group (consisting of a set of sixteen plates, as well as one impression of each plate) that was purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in January 1896.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Frederick Keppel and Co. (1868-1940) (C.L. Freer source)