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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 off-white chine mounted on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.9 x 4.9 cm) Sheet: 17 in. × 11 15/16 in. (43.2 × 30.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.2
Not on view
Signature: In plate at lower left: "Whistler"

Inscription: In graphite lower right corner: "K9"
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
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.

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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