Currently on View in K208
The loose energetic brushwork in the woman's blouse and hair are elements of the Impressionist style.
Tarbell was a leading member of the Boston School of painters, known for their pictures of young women engaged in domestic activities.
Washington University, St. Louis 1909 (on loan to the City Art Museum); sold by Kende Galleries in New York May 4, 1945; J.W. Young Art Gallery at Chicago; purchased by John G. Rauch Sr. of Indianapolis; donated to the IMA by Mrs. John G. Rauch Sr.