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The Punt

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1861
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; fourth state of six (Glasgow); printed in black ink on ivory chine mounted on heavy cream wove paper (chine collé)
Dimensions:
Plate: 4 3/4 x 6 7/16 in. (12.1 x 16.4 cm) Sheet: 10 9/16 × 14 11/16 in. (26.8 × 37.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.61
Not on view
Signature: In plate: "Whistler" at left; "J. Whistler" at right

Inscription: In plate: from left to right: "Whistler; London. Published December 1st 1861, by Day and Son, Lith. to the Queen'; 'J. Whistler"
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 85 iii/iv; Glasgow 82 iv/vi; Mansfield 86
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 86.

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. 85 iii/iiv.

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. 88, pp. 133, 134, 279.

Allen Staley The Post-Pre-Raphaelite Print: etching, illustration, reproductive engraving, and photography in England in and around the 1860s. Ex. cat., Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University. New York, 1995, That in the catalogue, version at the New York Public Library., cat. no. 77, pp. 130-1, ill.

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. 82 iv/vi.



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