Lot 3
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James McNeill Whistler 1834-1903

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
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Description

  • James McNeill Whistler
  • A Street in Venice
  • inscribed no. 31 10 1/2  by 4 3/8 and 4, underneath the mat
  • chalk and pastel on gray paper
  • Sight: 10 by 5 in.
  • (25.4 by 12.6 cm)
  • Executed circa 1879-80.

Provenance

V.G. Fischer, New York
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1914
A.E. Gallatin, New York, 1920
Esther Slater Kerrigan (sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 9, 1942, lot 256, illustrated)
Mme. A. Reine, France 1942
Mme. Ausset, Paris (sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 21, 1962, lot 1)
Private Collection, 1962 (acquired at the above sale)
By descent in the family (sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 30, 1989, lot 141, illustrated in color)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Exhibited

(possibly) New York, M. Knoedler & Co., 1914, no. 3 (as Street Scene)

Literature

Margaret MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven, Connecticut, 1995, no. 763, p. 280, illustrated in color
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