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

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Portrait of a Young Girl

Portrait of a Young Girl dates from 1876. 1

On 10 April 1876 the New York Herald recorded among Whistler's current works, 'the full sized portrait of a charming young girl, with hat resting coquettishly on one side of her head.' 2


1: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 176).

2: 'American Artists in London, What they have done for Philadelphia', New York Herald, New York, 10 April 1876, p. 5. Press cutting in GUL Whistler PC 2, p. 2.

Last updated: 3rd April 2020 by Margaret