Detail from The Canal, Amsterdam, 1889, James McNeill Whistler, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow


Arthur Kay

Nationality: Scottish
Date of birth: 1860
Date of death: 1939
Category: collector


Arthur Kay was a collector and businessman. He married the sister of the artist D. Y. Cameron.


He was a Glasgow collector, especially of Dutch art. A business partner of the textile manufacturer and collector T. G. Arthur, he may have known Whistler in the mid 1890s.


Williams, Julia Lloyd, Smout, T. C. et al, Dutch Art and Scotland : A Reflection of Taste, exhibition catalogue, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1992.