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A Venus

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)


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Title/s

A Venus

Maker/s

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

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

Second state

Technique/s

etching

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
laid paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 152 mm
plate width: 225 mm
sheet height: 179 mm
sheet width: 261 mm

Date

1859

Provenance

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

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image lower left
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler / 1859
  2. Position: lower centre
    Type: signature
    Method: graphite
    Content: Whistler
  3. Position: lower centre
    Type: title
    Method: graphite
    Content: Venus

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 56
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 59 II
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 59
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.281-1954 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10097; Input Date: 2000-07-19 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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