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Longshore Men

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1859
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; second state of four (Glasgow); black ink on medium weight dark ivory laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 5 15/16 x 8 7/8 in. (15.1 x 22.5 cm) Sheet: 7 1/2 × 10 13/16 in. (19.1 × 27.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.38
Not on view
Signature: In plate: "Whistler" and "1859" lower right
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 45 only; Glasgow 52 ii/iv;
Mansfield 44
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 44.

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. 45 only state.

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. 48, pp. 81, 85-6, 95-100, 102, 278.

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. 52 ii/iv.



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