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Grey and Silver - North Sea

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (draughtsman)


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Title/s

Grey and Silver - North Sea


Maker/s

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (draughtsman) [ULAN info: American artist, 1834-1903]

Category

drawing

Name

drawing

School/Style

American

Technique Description

watercolour on wove paper

Dimensions

height: 165 mm
width: 268 mm

Date

circa 1884

Provenance

bequeathed: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1959 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. signature
    Position: lower right-hand corner
    Method:
    Content:
    Description: butterfly monogram

Notes

The New York Herald described this watercolour as 'Worth of particular mention ... a fog effect on the North Sea'. Drops of water - probably rain - are scattered over the paper.

Material/s

watercolour (medium)
wove paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.74-1959 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 14374; Input Date: 2000-10-17 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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