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Mr. Feathersanall, Lodger, Asks for a Little Wood (from Sketchbook)

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1854–55
Medium:
Brown ink and graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
4 7/8 x 4 1/16 in. (12.4 x 10.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret C. Buell, Helen L. King, and Sybil A. Walk, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.121.60
Not on view
Inscription: signed at lower right in ink: J Whistler; inscribed at bottom in ink: Mr. Feathersanall, Lodger, asks for a little wood / "just to keep him agoing till 12 0'clock"!
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