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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 and drypoint; third state of three (Glasgow); printed in black ink printed ongrey chine collé on medium weight ivory laid support
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 13/16 × 11 13/16 in. (17.3 × 30 cm)
Sheet: 10 15/16 × 17 7/16 in. (27.8 × 44.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of David Keppel, 1917
Accession Number:
17.21.66
Not on view
Signature: In plate: butterfly monogram

Inscription: Pen and brown ink verso: '43', suggests that this sheet was removed from a ledger.
David Keppel, New York; Donor: David Keppel, New York
Kennedy 175 ii/ii; Glasgow 182 iii/iii
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.

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