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James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903

Street Scene in Chelsea, possibly depicting the Tobacconist, J. W. Nicholas, located at No. 75, Cheyne Walk

ca. 1888
Watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on card
Sheet: 5 1/4 × 8 7/8 inches (13.3 × 22.5 cm), Frame: 15 1/4 × 20 1/4 × 1 inches (38.7 × 51.4 × 2.5 cm)

Inscribed verso in graphite, upper left: "60"; inscribed in graphite, center: "40-50"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "383877"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cart | cityscape | horse (animal) | street | tobacconist's shop
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IIIF Manifest:

James McNeil Whistler Retrospective (Japan) (The Yokohama Museum of Art, 2014-12-16 - 2015-03-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

James McNeil Whistler Retrospective (Japan) (The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 2014-09-13 - 2014-11-16) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Whistler " The Naval Review " (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-05-19 - 2005-08-15) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Songs on Stone: James McNeill Whistler and the Art of Lithography (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998-06-06 - 1998-08-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

James McNeill Whistler (National Gallery of Art, 1995-05-28 - 1995-08-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

James McNeill Whistler (Tate Britain, 1994-10-12 - 1995-01-08) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

James McNeill Whistler retrospective, Nihon Ho¯so¯ Kyo¯kai, Tokyo, 2014, pp. 124, 226-27.274,, cat.no. 89, NJ18.W57 J35 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 2, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA) [YCBA]

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