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

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Cliffs and Breakers

Cliffs and Breakers dates from between January and March 1884.

Cliffs and Breakers, The Hunterian
Cliffs and Breakers, The Hunterian

It was painted during a three-month visit by Whistler to Cornwall, in south-west England, with his pupils Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938) and Walter Richard Sickert (1860-1942).

Last updated: 23rd May 2021 by Margaret