The Last of Old Westminster

1862
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (active in England), 1834–1903)


Dimensions

60.96 x 78.1 cm (24 x 30 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.44

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower left: Whistler 1862.

Provenance

1863, sold by the artist to George John Cavafy (1805-1891), London; by descent to his son, Dr. John Cavafy (c. 1839-1901); 1892, sold by Dr. John Cavafy to E. G. Kennedy of Wunderlich Galleries, New York; 1892, sold by E. G. Kennedy to Cottier & Co., New York; by 1898, sold by Cottier & Co. to Alfred Attmore Pope (1842-1913), Farmington, Conn.; 1913, by descent to his daughter, Theodate Pope (Mrs. John W.) Riddle (1867-1946), Farmington; 1939, sold by Mrs. John W. Riddle to the MFA for $15,000. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund