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Creator:
Walter Greaves, 1846–1930, British
Title:
Dancing Platform, Cremorne Gardens, with a Portrait of Whistler
Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash, pen and gray ink, and graphite on thick, smooth, cream card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 × 24 7/8 inches (50.8 × 63.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in red pencil, upper left: "No.105"; in graphite, upper left: "W5521"; in pen and black ink, upper center: "Water Colour View | of the | Dancing Platform | Cremorne Gardens | by | H & W Greaves | 104 Cheyne Walk | Chelsea | Pupils of Whistler"; in graphite, center left: | Stooping Venus Fountain | Cremorne Gardens & entrance | to the theatre Mr W & H Greaves | & Miss Trinnie Greaves | (Alice Foy) | Dancing Platform & bandstand - Hotel (old Cremorne House) | to left | open boxes."

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "H&W Greaves."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1975.4.2013
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | genre subject | leisure
Associated People:
Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834–1903), painter and printmaker
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10348
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