The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

YMSM 268
Sands: Blue Note

Sands: Blue Note

Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Date: 1884
Collection: Whereabouts Unknown
Accession Number: none
Medium: oil
Support: unknown
Size: unknown
Signature: unknown
Inscription: unknown
Frame: unknown

Date

Sands: Blue Note dates from shortly before the first exhibition at 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1884 (cat. no. 4). 1 It was probably painted in St Ives, Cornwall, between January and March 1884.

Images

Sands: Blue Note, Whereabouts unknown
Sands: Blue Note, Whereabouts unknown

Low Tide, Freer Gallery of Art
Low Tide, Freer Gallery of Art

Subject

Titles

Only one title is known, with variations in punctuation:

Description

Presumably a beach scene, with blue sea.

Site

Possibly St Ives, Cornwall.

Technique

Technique

Unknown.

Conservation History

Unknown.

Frame

Unknown.

History

Provenance

Unknown.

Exhibitions

Low Tide, Freer Gallery of Art
Low Tide, Freer Gallery of Art

Myers suggested that it was Low Tide y280. 4

Bibliography

Catalogues Raisonnés

Authored by Whistler

Catalogues 1855-1905

Journals 1855-1905

Monographs

Books on Whistler

Books, General

Catalogues 1906-Present

Journals 1906-Present

Websites

Unpublished

Other


Notes:

1: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 268).

2: 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1884 (cat. no. 4).

3: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 268).

4: Myers 2003 [more], p. 37.