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The Two Ships

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Dowdeswells & Dowdeswells (publisher)


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Title/s

The Two Ships

Maker/s

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

Dowdeswells & Dowdeswells (publisher)

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

Third state

Technique/s

etching

drypoint

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 208 mm
plate width: 133 mm
sheet height: 360 mm
sheet width: 232 mm

Date

1875 to 1880

Provenance

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

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image lower left
    Type: monogram
    Method: printed
    Content:
    Description: butterfly
  2. Position: lower left
    Type: number
    Method: graphite
    Content: No. 23

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 116
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 146 III
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 148 III
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.286-1954 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10106; Input Date: 2000-07-19 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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