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

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The White House

The White House dates from between 1884 and 1885. 1

The White House, Freer Gallery of Art
The White House, Freer Gallery of Art

Andrew McLaren Young (1913-1975) thought that it probably dated from the late 1880s, but the purchase by H. S. Theobald suggests an earlier date, after a Dowdeswell exhibition of 1884 or 1886. 2


1: 'Probably painted 1884/5' in YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 289).

2: Notes, GUL WPP files.

Last updated: 24th October 2020 by Margaret