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The Title to the French Set

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Delâtre (printer)

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The Title to the French Set

Twelve Etchings from Nature (series title)


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

Delâtre (printer)







Production Notes

Title to "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set).

Only state




black carbon ink (medium)
wove paper (support)


plate height: 111 mm
plate width: 145 mm
sheet height: 130 mm
sheet width: 162 mm




given: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1954-10 (Prints given by Knowles, Guy John Fenton)


  1. Position: image upper right
    Type: title
    Method: printed
    Content: Douze / Eaux Fortes / d'après Nature / par / James Whistler
    Description: words read right to left
  2. Position: image upper left
    Type: address
    Method: printed
    Content: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171. Paris. Nov. 1858
  3. Position: image lower centre
    Type: dedication
    Method: printed
    Content: A / Mon viel Ami Seymour Haden.

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 20
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 25
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 25
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.276-1954 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10257; Input Date: 2000-07-21 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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