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The Lime-Burner (W. Jones, Lime-Burner, Thames Street)

Series/Portfolio:
Thames Set ("A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects" 1871)
Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1859
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; second state of two (Glasgow); black ink on fine ivory laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (25.1 x 17.5 cm) Sheet: 12 1/2 × 8 13/16 in. (31.7 × 22.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.40
Not on view
Signature: In plate: "Whistler" lower right; "Whistler" lower left (mostly removed)

Inscription: In plate: signed twice and dated "1859"
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 46 ii/ii; Glasgow 55, ii/ii; Mansfield 45
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 45.

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. 46 ii/ii.

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. 49, pp. 81, 86, 87, 170, 173-74, 191, 278.

Gordon Cooke James McNeill Whistler, The Embroidered Curtain. Exh. cat. The Fine Art Society, London, London, 2007, cat. no. 12.

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. 55 ii/ii.



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