27 September 2004
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Interior of a Cafe
pencil on paper
4¾ x 7¾ in. (12.1 x 19.7 cm.)
Executed circa 1858.
Walter Dowdswell, London.
(Possibly) Sale: Maggs, London, 1937, cat. no. 642, lot 123.
Stephen Juvelis, Lynn, Massachusetts.
Christie's, London, 22 June 1962, lot 13 (as Soupe à trois sous).
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London.
Edward Seago, 1967.
Peter Seymor, Norfolk, England.
Sotheby's, London, 13 May 1987, lot 85.
Private collector, London.
Coe Kerr Gallery, New York.
Sotheby's, New York, 23 September 1993, lot 123.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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M.F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours, A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven, Connecticut, 1995, p. 76, no. 243, illustrated.
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