A Symphony in White

“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.

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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.’