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

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Note in Flesh Colour and Grey: Portrait of Miss Dorothy Menpes

Note in Flesh Colour and Grey: Portrait of Miss Dorothy Menpes dates from 1884 or 1885.


                Note in Flesh Colour and Grey: Portrait of Miss Dorothy Menpes, Private Collection
Note in Flesh Colour and Grey: Portrait of Miss Dorothy Menpes, Private Collection

She was born on 14 September 1883, and the portrait shows her as a toddler, indicating an age of between one and two years old.

The portrait was exhibited in the Winter Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1885 (cat. no. 231). 1

Notes:

1: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 260).

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