Mortimer MENPES, Whistler no.10. Enlarge 1 /1

Mortimer MENPES

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1855 – Surrey, England 1938

  • England from 1875

Whistler no.10. [Whistler: Wiser than the wise.] 1912-1913 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin cream paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state (with additional etching around the collar)
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below platemark in black pencil, 'Mortimer Menpes imp'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet with Menpes's inventory number in black pencil, '243'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Portrait of Whistler'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.8 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 22.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.365
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, September 1972.