Detail from The Canal, Amsterdam, 1889, James McNeill Whistler, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow

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'Ma Nièce'

'Ma Nièce' dates from shortly after the birth of Annie Harriet Haden (1848-1937) on 13 December 1848. 1

'Ma Nièce', The Hunterian
'Ma Nièce', The Hunterian

At Christmas, Whistler's mother Anna Matilda Whistler (1804-1881) requested 'a sketch of Sisters baby sleeping, at the top of your next letter dear Uncle Jemie.' 2


1: It is catalogued in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 21); the record has been revised.

2: [25 and] 26 December [1848], GUW #06380.

Last updated: 6th December 2020 by Margaret