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Balcony, Amsterdam

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; fourth state of four (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on ivory Japan tissue
Dimensions:
Plate: 10 3/4 × 6 5/8 in. (27.3 × 16.9 cm) Sheet: 10 3/4 × 6 5/8 in. (27.3 × 16.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Pratt, 1957
Accession Number:
57.531.15
Not on view
Signature: In graphite: butterfly and 'imp' from 1890, on reserved tab
Mrs. Charles Pratt; Donor: Mrs. Charles Pratt
Kennedy 405; Glasgow 446 iv/iv; Mansfield 404
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 404.

Edward Guthrie Kennedy, Royal Cortissoz The Etched Work of Whistler: illustrated by reproductions in collotype of the different states of the plates. The Grolier Club, 1910, cat. no. 405.

Katharine A. Lochnan The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Ex. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 14–November 11, 1984; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, November 24, 1984–January 13, 1985. Yale University Press, Art Gallery of Ontario, New Haven, 1984, cat. no. 406, p. 284.

Gordon Cooke James McNeill Whistler, The Embroidered Curtain. Exh. cat. The Fine Art Society, London, London, 2007, cat. no. 28.

Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Joanna Meacock James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné, University of Glasgow on-line website at http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. University of Glasgow, 2012, cat. no. 446 iv/iv.



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