Pen and black ink over graphite on cream wove paper
Signed recto, lower right, in image, in black ink: "JW"; inscribed recto, lower center, in black ink: "Gendarme"
132 × 65 mm
The Charles Deering Collection
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Chicago Times Herald (Mar. 8, 1896), p. 30 (ill.).
Nancy D. Pressly, “Whistler in America: An Album of Early Drawings,” Metropolitan Museum Journal V (1972), p. 153, no. 74.
Margaret F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, 1995), pp. 61-62, no. 201 (ill.).
The artist to John Ross Key [Chicago Times Herald 1896]. Charles Deering (1852–1927), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 516) verso, lower right, in blue]; by descent to his daughters, Mrs. Chauncey McCormick (née Marion Deering; 1886–1965), Chicago and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson (née Barbara Deering; 1885–1957), Chicago; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1927.
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