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

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Grey and Gold - Off Holland

Provenance

  • 1889: according to Wunderlich's, sold to Charles Harrison Tweed (1844-1917) , 12 East 36 Street, New York, NY;
  • 1917: bequeathed to his wife, Helen Minerva Tweed, née Evarts (1856-1928) who owned it until at least 1924 (photogaph in Frick Art Library);
  • Date unknown, before 1937: destroyed by fire. 1

See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 939); this record has been revised.

Exhibitions

  • 1889: “Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 12) as 'Grey and Gold – Off Holland'.

It was mentioned in several New York papers including The Epoch, 8 March 1889, The Sun, 10 March 1889, and Home Journal, 15 March 1889.

Notes:

1: Letter from Mrs B. D. Chambers of Roxbury, VA, to the Frick Art Library.

Last updated: 31st March 2021 by Margaret