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

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Devonshire Daisy

Devonshire Daisy dates from Whistler's visit to Lyme Regis between September and November 1895. 1

Ada Annie Govier (1885-1973), the daughter of Samuel Edward Govier (1857-1934), is said to have posed for Whistler at Lyme Regis for a portrait he called 'Devonshire Daisy'. 2


1: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 446).

2: Information from L. L. Levinson, 1967, GUL WPP files.

Last updated: 28th October 2019 by Margaret