The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

M.0051
Night scene: man on horse

Night scene: man on horse

Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Date: 1849/1851
Collection: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Accession Number: 33.2015.18
Medium: watercolour over graphite
Support: cream wove paper
Size: 2 3/16 x 1 7/8" (56 x 47 mm)
Signature: 'J. W.'
Inscription: none

Date

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

Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

This is catalogued in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 51).

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Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

Subject

Description

Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

A rider, wearing a tricorne hat, on a very tired horse, infront of a lit doorway in which someone stands looking at him.

Technique

Technique

Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Night scene: man on horse, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 51).

History

Provenance

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

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