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Inscription

center right with the artist's butterfly mark

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Provenance

Sold 1900/1901 by the artist to Edward G. Kennedy, New York; his firm (H. Wunderlich & Co., New York); sold January 1902 to John Howard Whittemore [d. 1910], Naugatuck, Connecticut; probably bequeathed to the J. H. Whittemore Company, Naugatuck, Connecticut, with life interest to his daughter, Miss Gertrude B. Whittemore [d. 1941], Naugatuck, Connecticut;[1] gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1900
Fine Arts Exhibit of the United States of America, Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900, no. 103, as Mother-of-Pearl and Silver--The Andalusian.
1902
24th Annual Exhibition, Society of American Artists, New York, 1902, no. 21, as L'Andalousienne.
1902
71st Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1902, no. 49, as The Andalusian.
1904
Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler: Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels, & Drawings, Copley Society of Boston, Copley Hall, Boston, 1904, no. 46, as L'Andalusienne.
1905
Oeuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1905, no. 25, as L'Andalouse.
1910
Paintings in Oil and Pastel by James McNeill Whistler, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1910, no. 33, as L'Andalusienne: Mother of Pearl and Silver.
1934
A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, 1934, no. 417, repro., as L'Andalouse, Mother of Pearl and Silver.
1934
Oils, Water-colors, Drawings and Prints by James McNeill Whistler, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1934, no. 5, as L'Andalusienne.
1937
American Painting from 1860 until Today, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1937, no. 208, repro., as L'Andalusienne.
1938
Exhibition of Paintings, The Tuttle House, Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1938, no. 37.
1940
Survey of American Painting, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1940, no. 138, as L'Andalusienne.
1941
Paintings from the Whittemore Collection, Mattatuck Historical Society, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1941, no. [ ].
1980
La Pintura de Los Estados Unidos de Museos de la Ciudad de Washington, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 1980-1981, no. 19, color repro.
1994
James McNeill Whistler, Tate Gallery, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1994-1995, no. 196, repro.
1998
James McNeill Whistler, Walter Richard Sickert, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundación "la Caixa", Madrid; Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, 1998, no. 16, repro. (shown only in Madrid).
1999
Paris 1900: 'The American School' at the Universal Exposition, 4 venues, shown only at 2nd and 3rd, Museum of American Art of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; Columbus Museum of Art, 1999-2001, no. 27, repro.
2004
The Edwardians: Secrets and Desires, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2004, no. 144, repro.

Bibliography

1905
Bénédite, Léonce. "Artistes contemporains: Whistler." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 33 (1905): 246.
1907
Cary, Elizabeth Luther. The Works of James McNeill Whistler: A Study, with a Tentative List of the Artist's Works. New York, 1907: no. 46, 163.
1908
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell. The Life of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vols. London, 1908: 2:158, 251.
1917
Duret, Théodore. Whistler. Translated by Frank Rutter. London, 1917: 206 (original edition, Paris, 1904).
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 88, as L'Andalouse.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 328, repro., as L'Andalouse.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 120, repro., as L'Andalouse, Mother-of-Pearl and Silver.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 257, repro., as L'Andalouse, Mother-of-Pearl and Silver.
1980
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: 112, repro.
1980
Young, Andrew McLaren, Margaret F. MacDonald, and Robin Spencer, with the assistance of Hamish Miles. The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vols. New Haven, 1980: 1:170, no. 378; 2:pl. 242.
1981
Williams 1981, 131, color repro. 154, as L'Andalouse, Mother-of-Pearl and Silver.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 561, no. 852, color repro.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 142, repro., as L'Andalouse, Mother-of-Pearl and Silver.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 381, repro.
1994
Dorment, Richard, and Margaret F. MacDonald. James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. Tate Gallery, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. London, 1994: no. 196, 275-276, color repro.
1996
Quesada, Luis. Pintores Españoles y Extranjeros en Andalucia, Sevilla, 1996: no. 263, repro.
1998
Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 248-252, color repro.
2003
Merrill, Linda, et al. After Whistler: The Artist and His Influence on American Painting. Exh. cat. High Museum of Art, Atlanta; The Detroit Institute of Arts. Atlanta, 2003: 136, fig. 92, 247 n. 63.

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