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The Kitchen

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Delâtre (printer)

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The Kitchen

Twelve Etchings from Nature (series title)


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 "The Kitchen".

Second state




black carbon ink (medium)
Japanese paper (support)


plate height: 227 mm
plate width: 157 mm
sheet height: 280 mm
sheet width: 210 mm




given: Riches, Mrs T.H. 1923-09 (Prints given by Riches, Mrs T.H.)


  1. Position: image lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler
  2. Position: image lower centre and right
    Type: address
    Method: printed
    Content: Imp. Delâtre Rue St. Jacques 171
  3. Position: sheet lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: graphite
    Content: J.M. Whistler
  4. Position: sheet lower left
    Type: title
    Method: graphite
    Content: The Kitchen (M 24 K24 W19) 2nd state
  5. Position: sheet lower centre right
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: Given by . T. H. Riches Sep 1923
  6. Position: sheet lower right
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: Fine proof [? from Thomas]

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 19
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 24 II
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 24 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.2078-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10165; Input Date: 2000-07-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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