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

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Rose and Silver

Rose and Silver does not, as was formerly suggested, date from 1869, although it suggests a return to certain compositional themes of the 1860s. 1

                Rose and Silver, The Hunterian
Rose and Silver, The Hunterian

It was signed around 1880/1881, and probably reworked in the mid 1880s. Technically it resembles pastels such as Blue and Violet [M.1221], which is dated 1888/1889.


1: MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 356).

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