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Nocturne: Furnace

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; printed in dark brown ink on fine ivory laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 9/16 × 9 1/16 in. (16.6 × 23 cm) Sheet: 6 9/16 × 9 1/16 in. (16.6 × 23 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.114
Not on view
Signature: In graphite: butterfly monogram and "imp" dating from 1886, on reserved tab
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 213 vii; Glasgow 208 xi/xii; Mansfield 210
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 210.

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. 213 vii.

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. 214, pp. 191, 193, 232, 281.

Alastair Grieve Whistler's Venice. New Haven and London, 2000, fig. no. 228, p.176.

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. 208 xi/xii.



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