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Fumette

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Delâtre (printer)


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Title/s

Fumette

Twelve Etchings from Nature (series title)

Maker/s

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker) American artist, 1834-1903

Delâtre (printer)

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set)

Fourth state

Technique/s

etching

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
Japanese paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 163 mm
plate width: 109 mm
sheet height: 328 mm
sheet width: 233 mm

Date

1858

Provenance

given: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1954-10 (Prints given by Knowles, Guy John Fenton)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler
  2. Position: image lower left
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171.
  3. Position: sheet lower left
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: W.G/- / P/W/- J. McNeil Whistler
  4. Position: sheet lower centre
    Type: title
    Method: graphite
    Content: Fumette
  5. Position: sheet lower right
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: Proof before letters

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 18
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 15 IV
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 13 IV
Kennedy, Edward G.
(1978) The etched work of Whistler , San Francisco : Alan Wofsy Fine Arts

Documentation

  1. Wedmore, Frederick (1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue, London?: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Accession Number

P.273-1954 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10080; Input Date: 2000-07-19 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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