Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from William Marchant & Co. in 1905 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record states: "Label on backing of frame states that this drawing was loaned by the Forbes collection to the Proposed City of Dublin Gallery and exhibited at Royal Hibernian Academy, 1904-5, numbered 259, title: 'A Model of Japan.'"
 See Original Whistler List, Drawings, pg. 3, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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.