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Portrait of Whistler

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)


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Title/s

Portrait of Whistler

Maker/s

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

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

Photogravure Reproduction of Whistler's drypoint used as frontispiece for 1903 etching exhibition at Obach & Co

Technique/s

photogravure

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 142 mm
plate width: 96 mm
sheet height: mm
sheet width: mm

Date

1859

Provenance

unknown:

Inscriptions/Marks

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

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 52
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 54
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 54
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.2083-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10187; Input Date: 2000-07-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)