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Billingsgate

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)


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Title/s

Billingsgate

Maker/s

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

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

Final state, on Japanese paper

This etching, in the latest state, was published in "The Portfolio", a London art-magazine, in January 1878, after about a hundred impression had been taken on Japanese paper.

Technique/s

etching

drypoint

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
Japanese paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 153 mm
plate width: 227 mm
sheet height: 188 mm
sheet width: 264 mm

Date

1859 to 1878

Provenance

given: Thompson, Sir (Henry Francis) Herbert, Bart 1920-12 (Prints given by Thompson, Sir (Henry Francis) Herbert, Bart)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler. 1859.

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 45
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 46 VII
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 47 VIII
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.2081-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10175; Input Date: 2000-07-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

P.2080-R - Billingsgate
P.2082-R - Billingsgate

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