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

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Sun and silver - La Petite Crémerie, Paris

Provenance

  • 1889: bought from Wunderlich's, New York dealers, by William Loring Andrews (1837-1927) ;
  • 1920: bequeathed to his wife Jane Crane Andrews (1840-1930);
  • 1931: sold after her death, Parke-Bernet, New York, 25 March 1931 (lot 15) as 'White and Silver: Cremerie, Paris' and bought by 'E. D. Robinson'.

See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 1015).

Exhibitions

  • 1886: 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886 (cat. no. 33) as 'Sun and silver – La Petite Cremerie, Paris'.
  • 1887: Exposition Internationale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1887 (cat. no. 196) as 'Blanc et or: La Crémerie'.
  • 1888: III. Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung, Königlicher Glaspalast, Munich, 1888 (cat. no. 42) as 'Stimmung in Silber: Crémerie. Paris'.
  • 1889: “Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 17) as 'White and Silver – Cremerie – Paris.'

The Sun on 10 March 1889 commended it: 'Nothing could be more luminous, delicate, exquisite, nothing could have been touched with a lighter, more masterly hand.' 1

Notes:

1: Anon., 'Mr. Whistler's Pictures at the Wunderlich Gallery', The Sun, New York, 10 March 1889, p. 14.

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