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Title

Nocturne in grey and silver, the Thames

circa 1872-circa 1874


Artist

attrib. James Abbott McNeill Whistler

United States of America, England

1834 - 1903


Details


Other Title

Nocturne in Silver and Grey


Date

circa 1872-circa 1874


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Purchased 1947


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8041


Artist information

attrib. James Abbott McNeill Whistler

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


E.A. Clarke, Berkshire/England

Mrs E. A. Clarke, pre 25 Apr 1945, Berkshire/England, Sold Sotheby's London, 25 April 1945, lot 89. 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 5 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 212, illus p 212.

Terence Maloon, Paths to abstraction 1867-1917, Sydney, 2010, p 286, col illus pp 86 (detail), 92. 'Whistler and his influence' by Terence Maloon, pp 86–103

John Saxby, Look, 'In the driver's seat', Sydney, Apr 2016, p 22.

The lyrical trend in English painting, London, 1946, p [3], no 1.

Catalogue of drawings and oil paintings ...., London, 09 May 1945, p 7, no 89.