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The "Adam and Eve," Old Chelsea

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1878–79
Medium:
Etching; third state of three (Glasgow); printed in black ink on buff laid Japan
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 7/8 × 11 15/16 in. (17.5 × 30.3 cm) Sheet: 8 1/8 × 12 15/16 in. (20.7 × 32.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Julia H. Manges, in memory of her husband Dr. Morris Manges, 1960
Accession Number:
60.598.27
Not on view
Signature: In plate: butterfly
Julia H. Manges; Donor: Julia H. Manges
Kennedy 175 ii/ii; Glasgow 182 iii/iii;
Mansfield 172
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 172.

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. 175 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, pp. 177, 178, 223, 280, pl. 214, cat. no. 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. 182 iii/iii.



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