Blue and Gold: Robin Hood's Bay dates from 1897/1900. 1
It is dated from the technique and butterfly signature.
It was listed as 'Robin Hood's Bay (Blue & Gold)' by Whistler's sister-in-law, Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), among paintings received from Hinde Street on the closure of the 'Company of the Butterfly' in 1901 (while Whistler was away in Corsica) and sent to William Heinemann (1863-1920), the London publisher, on 19 February 190l. 2
Last updated: 7th June 2021 by Margaret