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A gift from the artist to Margaret Leighton.
By whom gifted to Jerry Hogan.
By whom gifted to Geoffrey Ashton Johnson.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GEOFFREY ASHTON JOHNSON TO BENEFIT A SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACTING STUDENTS AT YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA
Geoffrey Ashton Johnson represented Noël Coward in the United States for the last ten years of Coward's life. Mr. Johnson is a trustee of the Noël Coward Foundation and a graduate of Yale School of Drama.
S. Morley, Out in the Midday Sun: The Paintings of Noël Coward, Oxford, 1988, p. 47, illustrated, as 'Red Roof and Tropical Coastline'.