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The Garden

Series/Portfolio:
Second Venice Set ("A Set of Twenty-Six Etchings by James A. McN. Whistler," 1886)
Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Publisher:
Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell (London)
Date:
1879–80
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; fifth state of fiteen (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on medium weight ivory laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 12 × 9 7/16 in. (30.5 × 24 cm) Sheet: 12 1/16 × 9 7/16 in. (30.6 × 24 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.111
Not on view
Signature: In graphite: large butterfly monogram and "imp" from ca. 1883 on reserved tab

Marking: In graphite: stock number no.'a 45940' H Wunderlich & Co., New York
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 210 iv/viii; Glasgow194 v/xv; Mansfield 207
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 207.

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. 210 iv/viii.

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. 189, pp. 191, 232, 280.

Alastair Grieve Whistler's Venice. New Haven and London, 2000.

Margaret F. MacDonald Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice. Aldershot and California, 2001, pp. 70, 120, 122, pl.125.

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. 194 v/xv.



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