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Woman sewing

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (painter)

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Woman sewing


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







Technique Description

oil on panel


height: 20.2 cm
width: 12.6 cm


bequeathed: Milner-White, Eric 1963 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Mrs D.E. Sternberg; her sale, Sotheby's, 30 March 1949 (102), bt. Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London; bt. from them by E. Milner-White, 1949


  1. false signature
    Position: lower right
    Content: (butterfly signature)
  2. label
    Position: verso, frame
    Method: printed, with MS addition
    Content: Messrs. Roland, Browse and Delbanco, "A lady sewing" (MS by donor) From the collection of Mrs. Sternberg (and) To go to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. E.M.-W. 1950


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

Accession Number

PD.975-1963 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 4025; Input Date: 2000-04-14 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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