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

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Six paintings

Six paintings probably dates from 1886 or 1887. Whistler drew and listed pictures for a proposed exhibition (possibly at the Society of British Artists, of which he was, briefly, President), with some of the owners. 1


                Six paintings, detail, Glasgow University Library
Six paintings, detail, Glasgow University Library

                Six paintings, detail, Glasgow University Library
Six paintings, detail, Glasgow University Library

                Six paintings, detail, Glasgow University Library
Six paintings, detail, Glasgow University Library

The sheet was catalogued in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 1328), wrongly dated 'c. 1892'. This entry has been amended.

Notes:

1: [1886/1887], formerly dated [4/11 January 1892], GUW #06795.

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