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Creator:
James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859)
Title:
Street Scene in Chelsea, possibly depicting the Tobacconist, J. W. Nicholas, located at No. 75, Cheyne Walk
Date:
ca. 1888
Medium:
Watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/4 × 8 7/8 inches (13.3 × 22.5 cm) and Frame: 15 1/4 × 20 1/4 × 1 inches (38.7 × 51.4 × 2.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1993.30.125
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cart | cityscape | horse (animal) | street | tobacconist's shop
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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James McNeill Whistler (National Gallery of Art, 1995-05-28 - 1995-08-20)

James McNeill Whistler (Tate Britain, 1994-10-12 - 1995-01-08)

Songs on Stone: James McNeill Whistler and the Art of Lithography (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998-06-06 - 1998-08-30)

Whistler " The Naval Review " (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-05-19 - 2005-08-15)

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

James McNeil Whistler Retrospective (Japan) (The Yokohama Museum of Art, 2014-12-16 - 2015-03-01)

James McNeil Whistler Retrospective (Japan) (The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 2014-09-13 - 2014-11-16)

Publications:
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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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4117
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