1855/1856: painted for the Aubrée family, in France;
1879: according to Louis Aubrée (fl. 1870-1899), 'Mon frère à herité il y a une vingtaine d'années - (1879) de peintures portraits ... Ces objets étaient la proprieté de Me. H. Aubrée sa soeur.' 1
1899: still owned by the Aubrée family.
H. Aubrée (d. ca 1879) has not been identified.
It was never exhibited.
1: L. Aubrée to Whistler, 30 December 1899, GUW #00216. Translation: My brother inherited twenty years ago some portraits ... These were the property of Me. H. Aubrée his sister.'