Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Turkeys

Series/Portfolio:
Second Venice Set ("A Set of Twenty-Six Etchings by James A. McN. Whistler," 1886)
Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1879–80
Medium:
Etching and drypoint; first state of two (Glasgow); printed in brown ink on medium weight ivory laid paper (drum mounted)
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 3/16 × 5 9/16 in. (20.8 × 14.1 cm) Sheet: 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (22.2 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.100
Not on view
Inscription: In graphite: butterfly monogram and "imp", not in Whistler's hand
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 199 I/ii; Glasgow 236 i/ii; Mansfield 196
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 196.

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. 199 i/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. 227, pp. 232, 281.

Alastair Grieve Whistler's Venice. New Haven and London, 2000, fig. no. 158, pp. 128, 131, 192.

Margaret F. MacDonald Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice. Aldershot and California, 2001, pp. 73, 120-122, repr. pl. 123.

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. 236 i/ii.



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