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

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Note in black and grey

Provenance

  • 1886: bought from Messrs Dowdeswell, London, by Clara Sophia Jessup Blomfield-Moore (Mrs B. H. Moore) (1824-1899) ;
  • 1900: sold at her estate sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, 5 May 1900 (lot 2) as 'A young lady in grey', and bought by Boussod, Valadon & Cie (Goupil).
  • Before 1904: with Albert Louis Roullier (1858-1920) , Chicago art dealer;
  • 1927: sold by Alphonse Kann (1870-1948) , art dealer, through Martin Birnbaum (1878-1970), to Grenville Lindell Winthrop (1864-1943) , 1 December 1927;
  • 1943: bequeathed by Winthrop to the Fogg Art Museum.

Exhibitions

  • 1886: Probably 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886 (cat. no. 40) as 'Note in black and grey'.
  • 1901: Probably Spring Exhibition, Goupil Gallery, London, 1901 (cat. no. 33) as 'Girl in Black'.
  • 1904: Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 104) as 'Young Girl Standing'.

Last updated: 18th February 2021 by Margaret