The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

M.0046
Musicians

Musicians

Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Date: 1849/1850
Collection: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Accession Number: 33.2015.10
Medium: graphite
Support: cream paper, possibly laid
Size: 3 5/16 x 2 7/16" (84 x 62 mm)
Signature: none
Inscription: 'Mrs. Whistler / Pomfret.' in ink on verso

Date

Musicians dates from between 1849 and 1851, and was given to Whistler's fellow pupil at Christ Church Hall, Pomfret, CT, Samuel Hammond (1835-1896).

Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

This is catalogued in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 46). The entry has been updated.

Images

Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Subject

Description

Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

A seated man, possibly playing a mandolin, with a standing man playing a flute.

Sitter

The flautist may have been the artist's father, George William Whistler (1822-1869).

Technique

Technique

Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Musicians, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 46).

History

Provenance

For further details see MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 41).

Exhibitions

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