The Little Pool

Thames Set ("A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects" 1871)
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Etching and drypoint; ninth state of nine (Glasgow); printed in black ink on very fine cream laid paper
Plate: 3 15/16 × 4 7/8 in. (10 × 12.4 cm)
Sheet: 5 3/4 × 7 3/16 in. (14.6 × 18.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: In plate: "Whistler 1861"at left
Harris Brisbane Dick; Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Kennedy 74 viii/viii; Glasgow 79 ix/ix;
Mansfield 73
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 73.

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. 74 viii/viii.

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. 75, pp. 125, 126, 170, 174, 279.

Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Joanna Meacock James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné, University of Glasgow on-line website at University of Glasgow, 2012, cat. no. 79 ix/ix.