Nocturne in grey and silver, the Thames
attrib. James Abbott McNeill Whistler
United States of America, England
1834 - 1903
Nocturne in Silver and Grey
circa 1872-circa 1874
oil on canvas
76.2 x 92.2 x 10.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed u.l., "(trace of a butterfly signature in photographs pre 1969)". Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
E.A. Clarke, Berkshire/England
Mrs E. A. Clarke, pre 25 Apr 1945, Berkshire/England, Sold Sotheby's London, 25 April 1945. Purchased Roland, Browse and Delbanco.
Roland, Browse and Delbanco, 25 Apr 1945-May 1947, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Roland, Browse and Delbanco 1947
Referenced in 3 publications
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 212 (illus.).
Terence Maloon, Paths to abstraction 1867-1917, Sydney, 2010, 92 (illus.).
Roland, Browse and Delbanco, The lyrical trend in English painting, 1946.