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

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The Daughter of the Concierge


Possible titles include:

  • 'Study of a girl's head' (1903, W. Scott). 1
  • 'The Daughter of the Concierge' (1915, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco). 2
  • 'The Daughter of the Concierge' (1980, YMSM). 3

'The Daughter of the Concierge' is the preferred title.


The Daughter of the Concierge, Worcester Art Museum
The Daughter of the Concierge, Worcester Art Museum

A head and shoulders portrait of a girl in vertical format. She has brown eyes and thick brown hair, arranged in a large bun or roll on her head. She faces the viewer, wearing a dark high-necked dress, in front of a dark brown/khaki background. The lower part of the dress is unfinished.


Not identified.


1: Scott 1903 [more], at p. 106.

2: Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915 (cat. no. 279).

3: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 436).

Last updated: 25th November 2020 by Margaret