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The Toilet

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1878
Medium:
Lithotint, with scraping and incising, on a prepared half-tint ground; second state of five
Dimensions:
Image: 10 1/8 x 6 7/16 in. (25.7 x 16.4 cm) Sheet: 12 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. (30.8 x 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1119.2
Not on view
Signature: Butterfly on stone, lower left

Inscription: Lower right: "Imp. T. Way Lond."
Donor: Paul F. Walter
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 14, 1997–July 20, 1997.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity," February 26, 2013–May 27, 2013.

Way 6-ii; Chicago 10 (five states); Levy 12-13
Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity. Exh. cat., Musée d'Orsay, Paris, September 25, 2012-January 20, 2013, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 26-May 27, 2013, Art Institute of Chicago, June 26-September 22, 2013. Gloria Groom, New Haven, CT, 2012, p. 293, ill. (New York only).



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