“Three quarter length figure of a young woman, clad in fluffy white. She is sitting on a gold and white sofa, face full to the spectator but eyes directed to her left and lips parted. She wears white gauntleted gloves and carries a pale yellow bouquet, and wears a hat of the toque variety.
Signed at the upper right, A. MULLER-URY.
Height 12 inches; width, 9 inches.”
Mrs. Emelie de L. Havemeyer (Widow of the late Theodore A. Havemeyer) sale, American Art Galleries, Madison Square South, New York, Wednesday evening, 8p.m., November 18th, 1914, Lot 15. Bought: Mr. J. B. Wilbur of the Gotham Hotel according to American Art News, Vol. XIII, No. 7, November 21, 1914 (probably Dr. James Benjamin Wilbur 1856-1929), $15.00.
Present Whereabouts Unknown.
Mentioned in an anonymous cutting, as “A Symphony White”, in the artist’s Papers in 1914. It must refer to the Emilie de L. Havemeyer sale at which Muller-Ury was called ‘…about the only American painter represented.’