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On display on Level 2

James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

artist

  • France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895

James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

printer

  • France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895

James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

publisher

  • France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895

Portrait of Whistler 1859 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching and drypoint, printed in black ink. Support: light-weight off-white oriental tissue with visible fibres.
Manufacturer's Mark: No watermark
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1859

Edition Notes: Proofs by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) The etching plate for this work is in the Hunterian collection; The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow.
Primary Insc: signed and dated l.r, [diagonally] on plate, "whistler. 1859"
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.485".
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.6 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 31.4 h x 24.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 54
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.485
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.