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

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Fondamenta dei Mori

Provenance

  • By 1904: owned by Valerie Susan Meux (née Langdon) (1847-1910) .
  • By 1962: owned by George Charles Montagu, 9th Earl of Sandwich (1874-1962), Kent, UK;
  • 1963: sold at auction, Sotheby's, London, 3 April 1963 (lot 21) as 'A Venetian Canal', and bought by Thomas Agnew and Sons, London dealers;
  • 1965: sold in November to a private collector;
  • 1967: bought back by Agnew's and sold to Ira Spanierman (n/a) , New York dealer;
  • 1967: bought by a private collector.
  • 1992: bought from Thomas Colville (n/a) , New York dealer, by private collectors, Los Angeles;
  • 2016: sold at auction, Christie's, New York, 19 May 2016 (lot 25, repr.);
  • 2016: given by Paula Crane Lunder (b. 1935) and Peter H. Lunder (b. 1933) to Colby College Museum of Art.

Further details are given in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 760).

Exhibitions

  • 1881: Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 44) as 'Fish Market, San Barnaba'.

Last updated: 9th February 2021 by Margaret