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

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Technique

It was described as a watercolour. 1


                    Study for 'Harmony in Grey and Peach Colour', Manchester Art Gallery
Study for 'Harmony in Grey and Peach Colour', Manchester Art Gallery

Whistler rarely painted in watercolour at this date although there is quite a lot of gouache in Study for 'Harmony in Grey and Peach Colour' [M.0469] and it is possible that this was the work exhibited.

Notes:

1: Anon., 'Winter Exhibitions. New British Institution', The Architect, vol. 8, 9 November 1872, p. 256.

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