Grey Note - Mouth of the Thames

about 1885
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (active in England), 1834–1903)


Object Place: Scheveningen, Holland

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.7 x 21.4 cm (5 x 8 7/16 in.) Framed: 34.9 x 43.8 cm (13 3/4 x 17 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.251

Medium or Technique

Recto: opaque watercolor; verso: graphite

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Thin, brown wove paper, affixed overall to cardboard

Inscription

Inscribed verso, in graphite: Grey note - Mouth of Thames [and crossed-out graphite sketch of standing figure with a monocle]

Provenance

Walter Gay; gift to MFA June 7, 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of Walter Gay