Overview

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Inscription

lower right in watercolor: Whistler signature; upper left verso in graphite: (N 20) y / A11723; center verso in graphite: N20 y; lower left verso in graphite: No. 29 [crossed out]

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Provenance

Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip; (P & D Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London); Mrs. Frances L. Evans, Oxfordshire; (sale, Christie's, London, 19 May 1972, no. 37). Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon; gift 1991 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, 220-221, color repro.
1993
The Great Age of British Watercolors 1750-1880, Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993, no. 325.
1994
James McNeill Whistler, Tate Gallery, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994-1995, no. 144, as Green and pearl - La plage, Dieppe.
Bibliography
1986
Mellon 1986, 122, fig. 9.
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991: p.220.
1993
Wilton, Andrew and Anne Lyles. The Great Age of British Watercolours 1750-1880. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993: no. 325.
1994
James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. Tate Gallery, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994-1995: no. 144.
1995
MacDonald, Margaret F. James McNeill Whistler Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995.
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