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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.622
People
James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American (Lowell, MA 1834 - 1903 London, England)
Title
Chelsea Fruit Shop
Other Titles
Former Title: Chelsea
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1886-1888
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308031
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel on brown wove paper
Dimensions
16.1 x 24.8 cm (6 5/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black chalk, c.r.: butterfly monogram
Provenance
Arthur H. Studd; W. P. Winchester; his sale to Colnaghi, London dealers, April 28, 1925; their transfer to Knoedler, New York; their sale to Hunt Henderson, New Orleans, April 20, 1925; his bequest to Tulane University, 1939; its sale to Grenville L. Winthrop, April 1941; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.622
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dorothy W. Gillerman, ed., Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1969), p. 244

Margaret F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1995), pp. 412-413, no. 1117, reproduced

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., American Watercolors and Pastels 1875-1950 at the Fogg Art Museum, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2006), checklist

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 427, cat. no. 454, reproduced in b&w

Exhibition History

American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875-1950, at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/2006 - 06/25/2006

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