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Four ladies in Japanese costume

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (draughtsman)


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Title/s

Four ladies in Japanese costume


Maker/s

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

Category

drawing

Name

drawing

School/Style

American

Technique Description

pastel and charcoal on dark brown paper

Dimensions

height: 146 mm
width: 286 mm

Provenance

bequeathed: Clarke, Louis Colville Gray 1961 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Sir William Eden, Bart; Colnaghi; Christie's, 30 March 1912 (lot 66 as 'Japanese Women'); bt. Kinmell; Messrs. Agnew ; Louis Clarke by 1940

bequeathed 1960

Inscriptions/Marks

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

Documentation

  1. MacDonald, Margaret F. (1995) James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven & London
    [comments: no. 384 (as 'Sea Beach and Figures')]

Material/s

pastels (crayons) (medium)
charcoal (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.187-1961 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 14377; Input Date: 2000-10-17 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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