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

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Study of a lady's head

Provenance

  • 1904: with Frederick Keppel (1845-1912), New York dealer.
  • 1918: sold at auction, Field sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, 10 December 1918 (lot 156) as 'Sketch of a young man'.
  • 1936: given by George Wistar Hodge Ritchie (1857-1929) and Carrie Louise Ritchie née Brooks (1858-1936) to Brown University, and passed to the University on Mrs Ritchie's death.

Exhibitions

  • 1904: probably Etchings, Dry-Points, and a Few Drawings by Whistler, Frederick Keppel & Co., New York, 1904 (cat. no. 109) as 'Study of a Lady's Head' or (110) as 'Study of a Boy'.

Last updated: 23rd February 2021 by Margaret