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

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Green and Silver: Beaulieu, Touraine

Provenance

  • 1889: after being exhibited, returned by Wunderlich's, New York dealers, to Whistler.
  • 1899: bought from Goupil, London art dealers, by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) ,
  • 1919: bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art.

Further details are given in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 1180).

Exhibitions

  • 1889: “Notes” – “Harmonies” – “Nocturnes”, H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1889 (cat. no. 4) as 'Green and Silver – Loches'.
  • 1904: Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Boston, 1904 (cat. no. 90) as 'Green and Silver – Beaulieu'.

It was priced at 35 guineas in 1889, but remained unsold, and was returned after the exhibition by Wunderlich's on the SS Servia. 1

Notes:

1: G. Dieterlen, H. Wunderlich & Co., Wunderlich to Whistler, 1 November 1889, GUW #07187.

Last updated: 1st April 2021 by Margaret