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Title:

Grey and Silver - North Sea

Maker:

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

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

circa 1884
Date by MacDonald.

School/Style:

American

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
wove paper; support

Technique
Description:

watercolour on wove paper

Dimension(s):

height, 165, mm
width, 268, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1959; Knowles, Guy John Fenton

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.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right-hand corner; butterfly monogram
; backing; graphite; No 13 Y
; backing; graphite; 1129i
; frame; ink; F H Grau / London

Exhibition(s):

Accession:

Object Number: PD.74-1959
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 14374; input: 2000-10-17; modified: 2019-06-19)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14374





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