St James's Park
|Size:||68 x 100 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at lower left|
|No. of States:||1|
|Catalogues:||K.255; M.251; W.207|
|Impressions taken from this plate (5)|
After Whistler's death, an impression was exhibited in the comprehensive Grolier Club exhibition in New York in 1904 and one was lent by Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934) to the Whistler Memorial Exhibition in London in 1905. 13
SALES & COLLECTORS
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) bought an impression from F. Keppel & Co. in 1902 (), which was bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art; and Harry Brisbane Dick (1855-1916) bought one, which passed after his death to the Metropolitan Museum of Art ().
Although about 1890 the artist noted that he had only one in stock, two impressions came with his estate to the University of Glasgow (, ).
14: 5 October 1887, GUW #13014; G. Dieterlen to Whistler, 3 May 1888, #07158; Whistler, list, [1890/1891], #13236.