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

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r.: Demon; v.: Young woman


  • 1870s: torn by the artist and intended for destruction, but retrieved by Thomas Way (1837-1915) or his son Thomas Robert Way (1861-1913), London;
  • ca 1913: acquired from Way or, after his death, from his widow, by Pickford Robert Waller (1849-1930);
  • 1930: bequeathed to his daughter, Sybil Christina Waller (1882-1973);
  • 1965: sold at auction, Christie's, London, 12 November 1965 (lot unknown) and bought by Knoedler's, New York dealers (#WCA 3549 #5);
  • 1969: bought by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute on 19 May.


It has not been exhibited.

Last updated: 8th March 2021 by Margaret