Grey and Silver: La Petite Souris dates from between 1897 and 1898. 1
The model, Muriel Smith (1883-1923), was posing to Whistler in the autumn of 1897. 2 Whistler was prepared to sell this painting in 1898. 3 It was first exhibited at the Exhibition of International Art, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, Knightsbridge, London, 1898 (cat. no. 176).
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