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Seymour, seated (A Little Boy.)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

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Seymour, seated (A Little Boy.)


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







Production Notes

Second state




black carbon ink (medium)
Japanese paper (support)


plate height: 136 mm
plate width: 98 mm
sheet height: 304 mm
sheet width: 195 mm


1857 to 1858


exchanged: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1954 (Prints exchanged by Knowles, Guy John Fenton)

Exchanged for an impression of the same state of the same print, given by G.J.F. Knowles in December 1921.


  1. Position: sheet lower left
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: W/ / P/P/- Mc. Neil Whistler.
  2. Position: sheet lower centre
    Type: title
    Method: graphite
    Content: Portrait of Seymour Haden the younger
  3. Position: sheet lower right
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: Proof before letters.

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 22
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 6 II
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 29 II
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.2075-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10145; Input Date: 2000-07-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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