The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

YMSM 343
Grey and Silver

Grey and Silver

Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Date: 1886
Collection: Whereabouts Unknown
Accession Number: none
Medium: oil
Support: unknown
Size: unknown
Signature: unknown
Inscription: unknown
Frame: unknown

Date

Grey and Silver may date from 1886 and was first exhibited in that year. 1 It was shown in Whistler's one-man show, 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886 (cat. no. 7).

Images

Grey and Silver, Whereabouts unknown
Grey and Silver, Whereabouts unknown

Subject

Titles

Only one title is known:

Description

Unknown. The title 'Grey and Silver' does not clarify the subject, which could be a river scene (such as Grey and Green: A River y295), a seascape or beach scene (such as St Ives: The Beach y267), a street scene, or figure study (though the latter is less likely).

Site

Unknown.

Technique

Technique

Unknown.

Conservation History

Unknown.

Frame

Unknown.

History

Provenance

Unknown.

Exhibitions

The somewhat cryptic title does not help to identify this picture.

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Unpublished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. 343).

2: 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886 (cat. no. 7).

3: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 343).