Little is known about the painting. Apparently the name was taken from the Knoedler gallery records (one of the owners in the chain of title) which sources the previous owner for the information.
Hector Brame, Paris, France M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1930 Edwin D. Levinson, 1931 Mrs. Edna Levinson Ripin, later Mrs. French Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1960 Acquired by the present owner from the above
Exhibited: New York, World's Fair, 1940
Sherman, "Some Early Paintings by John S. Sargent," Art in American and
Elsewhere, June 1933, p. 94, illustrated p. 97 Art News, March 1, 1945,
illustrated David McKibbin, Sargent's Boston, Boston, Massachusetts,
p. 83 Charles Merrill Mount, John Singer Sargent: A Biography, New
1969, no. 833, p. 431 Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer
Sargent: The Early Portraits, Complete Paintings, Volume I, New Haven,
Connecticut, 1998, no. 110, pp. 110, 248, illustrated in color p.
Selling from the estate of Ogden Phipps