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Reading in Bed (The Slipper)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

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Reading in Bed (The Slipper)


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







Production Notes

Second state




black carbon ink (medium)
laid paper (support)


plate height: 120 mm
plate width: 80 mm
sheet height: 200 mm
sheet width: 120 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: lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: graphite
    Content: J.M. Whistler
  3. Position: sheet lower left along vertical edge
    Type: date
    Method: graphite
    Content: 18/9/62
  4. Position: sheet lower centre
    Type: title
    Method: graphite
    Content: Reading in bed / M.28, K.28, W 29 2nd state
  5. Position: sheet lower right
    Type: inscription
    Method: graphite
    Content: Given by / T.H Riches Sep. 1923

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 29
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 28 II
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 28 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.2087-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10316; Input Date: 2000-07-24 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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