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

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The Bridge; flesh colour and brown

Provenance

  • Before 1886: bought by Louis Huth (1821-1905) , London;
  • 1905: bequeathed to his widow Helen Rose Huth (1837-1924) , later Mrs Howe, Oxford;
  • 1925: sold at auction, Christie's, London, 24 April 1925 (lot 97) as 'A Side Canal, Venice', and bought for £609.0.0 by David Croal Thomson (1855-1930) , London art dealer;
  • 1925: sold to William Burrell (1861-1958) ;
  • 1944: given by Sir William and Lady Burrell to the City of Glasgow.

Exhibitions

  • 1881: Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 14) as 'The Bridge; flesh colour and brown'.
  • 1888: possibly Exhibition of Pastels, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1888 (cat. no. 84) as 'Venice'.

Last updated: 29th May 2021 by Margaret