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Title:

Landscape with farm buildings

Maker:

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill; draughtsman; American artist, 1834-1903

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

circa 1884
MacDonald dates the drawing c 1883-4, and the signature, c. 1884. She suggests a number of possibly locations: Combe Hall Farm, Norburton, Kingston on Thames (residence of Lord & Lady Campbell; see MacDonald 848), Moreby Hall in Yorkshire, the home of Thomas Henry Preston, JP, where Whistler was a house-guest (MacDonald: 908), or Speke Hall near Liverpool

School/Style:

American

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

watercolour on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 123, mm
width, 205, mm

Acquisition:

bought; 1955; P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

Provenance:

In Whistler's studio at his death in 1903, bequeathed by him to his sister-in-law and executrix, Miss R. Birnie Philip; Messrs Colnaghi in 1955

Acquisition Credit:

From the Biffen Fund.

Inscription:

signature; lower right hand corner; watercolour; butterfly monogram

Exhibition(s):

Whistler Retrospective. 2014-09-13 - 2015-03-01
Venue: National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Kyoto
Notes: Touring exhibition. At the National Museum of Modern Art (Kyoto) until 16/11, then at Yokohama Museum of Art from 06/12

Documentation:

Pennell, E. R.. Pennell, J.. 1920. The Life of James McNeill Whistler.Philadelphia (Lydia):
reproduced facing p. 337

MacDonald, Margaret F.. 1995. James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné.New Haven & London:
923 (?)

Accession:

Object Number: PD.17-1955
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 14352; input: 2000-10-17; modified: 2019-07-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14352





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