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

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Fishing Boats

Provenance

  • 1880s: bought by Louis Huth (1821-1905) ;
  • 1905: bequeathed to his widow, Helen Rose Huth (1837-1924) , later Mrs A. B. How;
  • 1925: sold after her death, at auction, Christie's, London, 24 April 1925 (lot 98) as 'On the Lagoons, Venice - Three sailing boats becalmed' and bought for £378.0.0. by David Croal Thomson (1855-1930) , London art dealer.
  • Date unknown: with Carroll Carstairs, New York dealer (label).
  • By 1935: owned by Mary Hanna (1860-1956), Cincinnati;
  • 1956: bequeathed by Mary Hanna to the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Further details are given in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 819).

Exhibitions

  • 1881: Venice Pastels, Fine Art Society, London, 1881 (cat. no. 47) as 'Fishing Boats'.
  • 1888: Probably Exhibition of Pastels, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1888 (cat. no. 4, 85, 88 or 89) as 'Venice'.

Last updated: 29th May 2021 by Margaret