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"The Embroidered Curtain" 1889

Royal (1) s. in plate with butterfly; u.l.
(2) s. on tab with butterfly and inscr. in pencil; "imp" CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) PRINT WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) On previous visits to Amsterdam, Whistler had been fascinated by the reflections thrown by the houses built on the banks of the canal onto the surface of the water. He was keen to try to capture …