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The "Adam and Eve". Old Chelsea

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Hogarth & Son (printer)


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Title/s

The "Adam and Eve". Old Chelsea

Maker/s

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

Hogarth & Son (printer)

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

Second state, proof

Technique/s

etching

drypoint

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 175 mm
plate width: 302 mm
sheet height: 311 mm
sheet width: 445 mm

Date

1879

Provenance

bequeathed: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1959-05 (Prints bequeathed by Knowles, Guy John Fenton)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image upper left
    Type: monogram
    Method: printed
    Content:
    Description: butterfly
  2. Position: lower left
    Type: edition
    Method: graphite
    Content: Proof
    Description: underlined
  3. Position: lower right
    Type: dedication
    Method: graphite
    Content: à mon ami P.G. Hamerton. J. Mc Neill Whistler
  4. Position: lower right
    Type: title
    Method: graphite
    Content: "Old Chelsea"

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 144
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 172 II
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 175 II
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.81-1959 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10218; Input Date: 2000-07-21 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

P.2092-R - The "Adam and Eve". Old Chelsea

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