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Penthouse of the Public House in St. Ives, Cornwall

James Abbott McNeil Whistler

American (1834-1903)

Penthouse of the Public House in St. Ives, Cornwall, circa 1883-84
Watercolor on paper, 6 ½ x 4 ½ inches

Provenance

The artist

Walter Sickert, acquired from the above

Hesslein, acquired from the above, 1905

Private collection, Portland, Oregon, by 1984

Private collection, Nevada

Roger Abbott, Cottage Grove, Oregon

Private collection, Eugene, Oregon, acquired from the above, 1986

Literature

Margaret F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler: Drawings Pastels and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonne, New Haven and London, 1995, pp. 350-51, no. 921, illustrated.

Walter R. Sickert, letter to the editor, The Works of Whistler, New Age, vol.  X, 29 February 1912, pg. 431, no. 18

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