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image of Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf James McNeill Whistler (artist)
American, 1834 - 1903
Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf, c. 1864/1868
oil on canvas
overall: 61 x 46 cm (24 x 18 1/8 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: Whistler, Sargent, and Tanner — Americans Abroad in the Late 1800s
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Sold by the artist before 1886 to Gerald Potter, London;[1] probably sold before August 1895 to (Boussod Valladon & Cie, New York); sold 1895 to Peter A.B. Widener [1834-1915], Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; gift 1942 to NGA.

[1] According to Andrew McLaren Young, Margaret F. MacDonald, and Robin Spencer, with the assistance of Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven, 1980: 30, in 1886 Whistler listed it in Potter's collection under the title Chelsea Barges.

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