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

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Sea and Mist: Note in Grey


Several possible titles include:

  • 'Sea and Mist; note in grey' (1884, Dowdeswell). 1
  • 'La Mer et la Pluie: Note grise' (1887, Petit). 2
  • 'Sea and Mist: Note in Grey' (1980, YMSM). 3

The punctuation was changed to conform with other titles in 1980.


A misty scene, probably difficult to make out!


At sea.


1: 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1884 (cat. no. 40).

2: Exposition Internationale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1887 (cat. no. 169).

3: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 284).

Last updated: 31st December 2020 by Margaret