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

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                    Street scene, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio.
Street scene, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio.

Nesta Spink in her 1978 Ann Arbor exhibition, and the current (2021) Cleveland Museum of Art website give this the title 'Shops at Chester'. 1 Whistler is known to have drawn one scene in that city, The Rows, Chester [M.1588], in 1899/1890. However, this could be a scene in London or France. Whistler drew, etched and painted several subjects like the old clothes shop at right.


1: Spink, Nesta, Whistler: The Later Years, University of Michigan Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, 1978(listed no. 55].

Last updated: 24th February 2021 by Margaret