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Little Arthur

Series/Portfolio:
French Set ("Douze eau-fortes d'apres Nature" 1858)
Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1857–58
Medium:
Etching; fourth state of four (Glasgow); printed in black ink on tan (darkened) chine on white wove paper (chine collé)
Dimensions:
Plate: 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.9 x 4.9 cm) Sheet: 3 1/16 × 2 11/16 in. (7.8 × 6.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret C. Buell, Helen L. King, and Sybil A. Walk, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.121.76
Not on view
Signature: In plate at lower left: "Whistler"
Thomas DeKay Winans (American, 1820–1878); Celeste Marguerite Hutton (American); Elsie Celeste Hutton (American); Donor: Margaret C. Buell Donor: Helen L. King Donor: Sybil A. Walk
Kennedy 9 v/v; Glasgow 8 iv/iv; Mansfield 7
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 7.

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. 9 v/v.

Nancy Pressly "Whistler in America: An Album of Early Drawings" Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal. vol. 5, 1972, cat. no. p. 148.

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. 9, pp. 25-27, 57, 277.

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. 8 iv/iv.



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