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

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                    Sunrise; gold and grey, National Gallery of Ireland
Sunrise; gold and grey, National Gallery of Ireland

According to Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), who organised Whistler's exhibit in Dublin, this represents 'a bit at the end of Barnoon Terrace St. Ives, Cornwall.' 1 St Ives was a busy fishing town in Cornwall, south-west England.

Notes:

1: Pearsall Smith to J. Pennell, 14 October 1907, E. R. and J. Pennell Collection, Library of Congress.

Last updated: 9th March 2021 by Margaret