The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

YMSM 530
House - Red Doorway and Window

House - Red Doorway and Window

Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Date: 1895/1900
Collection: Whereabouts Unknown
Accession Number: none
Medium: oil
Support: wood
Size: unknown
Signature: unknown
Inscription: unknown
Frame: unknown

Date

House – Red Doorway and Window probably dates from the 1890s. On 16 February 1901 Whistler’s sister-in-law, Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), listed among small panels in Whistler's studio at 8 Fitzroy Street,‘House - red door-way & window (children seated on step)’. 1

 Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis, Georgia Museum of Art
Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis, Georgia Museum of Art

It is possible that it was painted in Lyme Regis in 1895, and was similar in subject to Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis y444.

Images

House - Red Doorway and Window, Whereabouts unknown
House - Red Doorway and Window, Whereabouts unknown

 Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis, Georgia Museum of Art
Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis, Georgia Museum of Art

Subject

Titles

Only one title has been suggested:

Description

Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958) described it as ‘House – red door-way & window (children seated on step)’. 4

Site

Unknown.

 Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis, Georgia Museum of Art
Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis, Georgia Museum of Art

Whistler painted many small panels of shop fronts, such as the panel illustrated above, Rose and Red: The Barber's Shop, Lyme Regis y444, which was painted in the coastal town of Lyme Regis in Dorset, on the south coast of England. However a site in London, Paris or smaller towns in France or England is possible.

Technique

Technique

Unknown.

Conservation History

Unknown.

Frame

Unknown.

History

Provenance

Nothing further is known about the painting.

Exhibitions

Unknown.

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Unpublished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: GUL Whistler BP II Ledger c, pp. 7-8.

2: GUL Whistler BP II Ledger c, pp. 7-8.

3: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 530).

4: 1901, GUL Whistler BP II Ledger c, pp. 7-8.

5: Note by R. Birnie Philip, GUL Whistler BP II Ledger c, pp. 7-8.