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

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Sunset; red and gold - The Gondolier

Provenance

  • Date unknown: possibly owned by Blanche Marchesi (1863-1940) .
  • 1926: probably bought from John Postle Heseltine (1843-1929) by Colnaghi's, London dealers, 16 July;
  • 1927: probably bought from Alphonse Kann through Martin Birnbaum (1878-1970) by Grenville Lindell Winthrop (1864-1943), 1 December;
  • 1943: bequeathed by Winthrop to the Fogg Art Museum.

The early provenance is unknown. See details in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 806).

Exhibitions

  • 1881: Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 46) as 'Sunset; red and gold – The Gondolier'.

Last updated: 11th February 2021 by Margaret