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

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Elinor Leyland

Provenance

  • 1870s: probably acquired by Frederick Richards Leyland (1832-1892) , Liverpool and London;
  • 1892: possibly sold at auction, Christie's, London, 28 May 1892 (lot 3) as 'A Girl Seated' and bought by Edmund F. Deprez (1851-1915), London art dealer.
  • 1903/1905: owned by Mrs Charles Julius Kino/Knowles (née Louisa Essinger) (b.1850, m.1874) , Kensington Gore, London;
  • 1940: deposited by her son, Guy John Fenton Kino or Knowles (1879-1959) , in the Fitzwilliam Museum;
  • 1959: bequeathed to the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Exhibitions

  • 1903-1904: possibly Watercolours, Pastels, Drawings in Black and White, Sculptures and Bronzes By British and Foreign Artists Including A Selection of Works by H. B. Brabazon, and A Group of Works by the late James McNeill Whistler, W. Marchant & Co., Goupil Gallery, London, 1903 (cat. no. 9) as 'Study of a Young Girl' or 1904 (cat. no. 19) as 'Study of a Child'.
  • 1905: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the late James McNeill Whistler, First President of The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, New Gallery, Regent Street, London, 1905 (cat. no. 187) as 'Figure of a Child'.

Last updated: 26th February 2021 by Margaret