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Fumette

Series/Portfolio:
French Set ("Douze eau-fortes d'apres Nature" 1858)
Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1858
Medium:
Etching; fifth state of five (Glasgow); printed in black ink on gray chine on off-white wove paper (chine collé)
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 7/16 × 4 5/16 in. (16.3 × 10.9 cm) Sheet: 17 1/16 x 11 15/16 in. (43.3 x 30.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.6
Not on view
Signature: Signed in plate: "Whistler"

Inscription: In plate: "Imp. Delâtre rue St. Jacques 171"
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 13 iv/iv; Glasgow 12 v/v; Mansfield 15
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 15.

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. 13 iv/iv.

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. 17, pp. 28-30, 57, 107, 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. 12 v/v.



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