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Symphony in grey and brown: Lindsey Row, Chelsea

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (painter)

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Symphony in grey and brown: Lindsey Row, Chelsea


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







Production Notes


Technique Description

oil on canvas


height: 30.2 cm
width: 26.4 cm


given: Milner-White, Eric 1948 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

W. Quittner; bt. from him by Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London, 1947; sold the same year to E. Milner-White


  1. false signature
    Position: lower left
    Method: pale blue
    Content: (damaged butterfly signature)
  2. label
    Position: verso, frame
    Content: Exhibition of paintings, water-colours, pastels, etchings and lithographs by the late James McNiell Whistler, First President of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers (lent anonymously)
  3. label
    Position: verso, frame
    Content: London International Exhibition Society, founded in 1881, at the United Art Gallery, 116 and 117, New Bond Street
    Description: the top part of the label only remaining


  1. Goodison, J.W. (1977) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 281-282]

Accession Number

PD.17-1948 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 4024; Input Date: 2000-04-14 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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