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

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r.: Grey note - Mouth of the Thames; v.: Caricature of a man in a cocked hat


  • By 1904: owned by Walter Gay (1856-1937) , Paris;
  • 1923: given as 'Little Scheveningen – Grey Note' (sic) to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 7 June 1923.

Little Scheveningen [M.0965], which was also owned by Walter Gay, was confused with this watercolour in 1923.


  • 1904: Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 140) as 'Grey Note – Mouth of the Thames'.
  • 1905: 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1905 (cat. no. 443).

Last updated: 7th June 2021 by Margaret