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

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Butterfly

Provenance

  • 1890: probably sent by Whistler to William Heinemann (1863-1920) , London publisher.
  • 1920: sold by Albert Louis Roullier (1858-1920) , Chicago art dealer, to Walter Stanton Brewster (1872-1954) , Chicago;
  • 1933: given to the Art Institute of Chicago.

Exhibitions

It was not, as far as is known, exhibited in Whistler's lifetime.

Last updated: 4th March 2021 by Margaret