James Abbott McNeill Whistler

The Last of Old Westminster



James Abbott McNeill Whistler - The Last of Old Westminster



James Abbott McNeill Whistler
The Last of Old Westminster
61.0 x 77.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: Whistler. 1862.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Andrew McLaren Young, Margaret MacDonald, Robin Spencer, The paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven, 1980, nr. 39 info

Literature
Daniel Sutherland, Whistler, New Haven, 2014, fig. 23
Karen Serres (ed.), The Courtauld collection, London, 2019, fig. 70


Provenance

sold by the artist to George John Cavafy (1805-1891), London, 1863
by descent to his son, Dr. John Cavafy (c. 1839-1901)
sold by Dr. John Cavafy to E.G. Kennedy of Wunderlich Galleries, New York, 1892
sold by E.G. Kennedy to Cottier & Co., New York, 1892
sold by Cottier & Co. to Alfred Attmore Pope (1842-1913), Farmington, Conn., by 1898
by descent to his daughter, Theodate Pope (Mrs. John W.) Riddle (1867-1946), Farmington, 1913
sold by Mrs. John W. Riddle to the MFA, 1939 (Accession Date 12 January 1939)

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 39.44

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