Study of a Girl's Head
Watercolor, over graphite, on posterboard.
3 7/8 x 3 3/16 inches (98 x 81 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mr. Frederick R. Koch.
Sale, London, Sotheby's, 14 October 1981, lot 829.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 263.
The girl appears to be Mary, one of the artist's favorite models.
The same girl posed for "The Fable of the Girl and her Milk Pail" and other major paintings.
Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), donor.