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

Home  > Catalogue > Exhibitions > London_1874 (related works) > Search Display

Japanese lady decorating a fan

Provenance

  • Before 1892: owned by Henry Graves (1806-1892) , London dealer;
  • 1893: sold at auction, London, Christie, 20 April 1893 (lot 121) as 'Japanese lady with fan', and possibly bought by 'Parsons'.
  • Date unknown: at some time with William Stephen Marchant (1868-1925) , London dealer (label).
  • 1930: 'Figure in Japanese drapery', bought on 26 February from Robert Dunthorne (1850-1925) , London dealer, by Colnaghi, London dealers, (#5781);
  • 1930: passed on 28 February to Kennedy, New York dealers, who sold it on 29 January 1931.
  • 1933: given by Josephine Pettengill Everett, Mrs Henry A. Everett (1866-1937) to Cleveland Art Museum, for the Dorothy Burnham Everett Memorial Collection, 19 June 1933.

Exhibitions

  • 1874: possibly Mr Whistler's Exhibition, Flemish Gallery, 48 Pall Mall, London, 1874 (cat. no. 15) as 'Design for Mosaic'.

See also Japanese lady decorating a fan [M.0460].

Last updated: 23rd February 2021 by Margaret