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

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r.: Gold and Brown: Dordrecht; v.: Dordrecht

Provenance

  • 1889: bought from Wunderlich's, New York, by William Loring Andrews (1837-1927) ;
  • 1927: bequeathed to his wife, Jane Elizabeth Crane Andrews (1840-1930);
  • 1931: sold at auction, AAA, New York, 25 March 1931 (lot 14, repr.), bought by Susan Dwight Bliss (1822-1966) , New York;
  • 1966: bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

See further details in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 968).

Exhibitions

  • 1889: “Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 34) as 'Gold and Brown: Dordrecht'.

It was highly commended in the New York Herald, 2 March 1889.

Last updated: 19th February 2021 by Margaret