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La Marchande de Moutarde (The Mustard Seller)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Delâtre (printer)

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La Marchande de Moutarde

Twelve Etchings from Nature (series title)

Translated title

The Mustard Seller


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

Delâtre (printer)







Production Notes

From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set). Published as "La Marchande de Moutarde".

Third state




black carbon ink (medium)
Japanese paper (support)


plate height: 158 mm
plate width: 89 mm
sheet height: 307 mm
sheet width: 196 mm




given: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1921-12 (Prints given by Knowles, Guy John Fenton)


  1. Position: image lower left
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler
  2. Position: image lower left
    Type: address
    Method: printed
    Content: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques, 171.
  3. Position: sheet lower left
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: D/K/ / K/K/- J. McNeil Whistler.
  4. Position: sheet lower centre
    Type: title
    Method: graphite
    Content: La Marchande de Moutarde / Ist state)
  5. Position: sheet lower right
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: Proof before letters

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 16
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 22 III
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 22 III
Kennedy, Edward G.
(1978) The etched work of Whistler , San Francisco : Alan Wofsy Fine Arts


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

Accession Number

P.2074-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10139; Input Date: 2000-07-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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