Mother and Child on a Couch by James Abbott McNeill Whistler

A drawing showing a young woman wearing a pink dress and green turban lying on a couch, holding a naked child in her arms.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour on Japanese paper stuck on card
Dimensions:
18 x 27 cm
Art Fund grant:
£120 ( Total: £120)
Acquired in:
1943
Vendor:
Colnaghi

The couch is partly draped with an orange-red coverlet and there is a pink curtain in the background.

Provenance

From the collection of Miss Birnie-Philip

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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