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

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San Biagio; flesh-colour and grey


  • Date unknown: owned by Robert Woods Bliss (1875–1962) , Dunbarton Oaks, Washington, DC.
  • Date unknown: owned by William Rolfe Jr.
  • 1962: sold by Steven Juvelis (b. 1921) , Marblehead, MA, to Vose, Boston dealers, on 10 April, and by them to a private collector, on 12 April 1962;
  • Date unknown: sold through Meg Newhouse, Newhouse Galleries, New York dealers, to a private collector;
  • 1992: bequeathed by Julian Wood Glass Jr (1910-1992) to The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.

Further details are given in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 818).


  • 1881: Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 9) as 'San Biagio; flesh colour and grey'.
  • 1889: possibly “Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. unknown).

Last updated: 11th February 2021 by Margaret