Lot 189
Property of Various Owners

Walter Greaves (British 1846-1930)
Whistler on the Thames
Signed W. Greaves and dated 1869 l.r.
Oil on canvas
24 x 20 in (61 x 50.8 cm)
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Anderson Galleries, March 5, 1912
Hence by descent to present owner

Gallatin, Albert Eugene. Portraits of Whistler: A Critical Study and An Iconography, John Lane Company, New York, 1918, no 36, pg 35.

Examined under UV light: murky green casting to varnish, concentrated area of inpainting l.l. corner and l.r. bottom edge; white scratch mark extending from top of right shoulder downwards, old canvas line visible along upper edge, painting has been relined

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Sold for $26,000