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

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Fish Market, San Barnaba

Provenance

  • 1932: collection of Jules Strauss (b. 1861) , sold at auction, Drouot, Paris, 15 December 1932 (lot 23) as 'Une place à Venise'.
  • 1981: 'property of a lady', sold at auction, Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1981 (lot 218, repr.) as 'Fish Market, San Barnaba', bought by Agnew's, London art dealers;
  • 1981/1982: sold to a private collector.
  • 2001: collection of Stanley Joseph Seeger (1930-2011), New York, sold at auction, Sotheby's, New York, 8 May 2001 (lot 18).
  • 2013: given by Paula Crane Lunder (b. 1935) and Peter H. Lunder (b. 1933) to the Colby College Museum of Art.

The early provenance is unknown. 1

Exhibitions

  • 1881: Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 21) as 'Fish Market, San Barnaba'.

Notes:

1: See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no 761).

Last updated: 10th February 2021 by Margaret