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

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Dancing girl

Provenance

  • 1903: in Whistler's studio at his death and bequeathed to his sister-in-law Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958) ;
  • 1957: sold to Colnaghi, London art dealers, 22 October 1957 [# 22362];
  • 1958: bought by the Cecil Higgins Museum (The Higgins, Bedford), 27 May 1958.

Exhibitions

  • 1885: Possible shown in Winter Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1885 (cat. no. 570) as 'Caprice in Red'.

It is possible that this watercolour is Caprice in Red [M.1067], which was exhibited first in 1885.

Last updated: 26th June 2021 by Margaret