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

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r.: Study for 'Blue and Silver: Screen, with Old Battersea Bridge'; v.: Seated nude, man in top hat; figure, buildings


  • 1924: sold at auction, Anderson Galleries, New York, 3-4 April 1924 (lot 293).
  • Date unknown: acquired by George Forman Goodyear (1906-2002), Buffalo, NY;
  • 1958: given by Goodyear to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

No further provenance has been established. See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 483).


  • 1874: possibly Mr Whistler's Exhibition, Flemish Gallery, 48 Pall Mall, London, 1874 (cat. no. 36) as 'Old Battersea Bridge' or (cat. no. 4) as 'Design for Screen'.

Last updated: 15th February 2021 by Margaret