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Limehouse

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)


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Title/s

Limehouse

Sixteen Etchings

Maker/s

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

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

Second state

From the series "Sixteen Etchings". Published as "Limehouse".

Printed by the artist.

Technique/s

etching

drypoint

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 126 mm
plate width: 201 mm
sheet height: 267 mm
sheet width: 360 mm

Date

1859

Provenance

given: Riches, Mrs T.H. 1923-09 (Prints given by Riches, Mrs T.H.)
Mrs Whistler (the artist's mother); Thomas Nelson MacLean;

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler
  2. Position: image lower right
    Type: date
    Method: printed
    Content: 1859
  3. Position: verso upper right
    Type:
    Method: graphite
    Content: Proof printed by J. Whistler / Given to me by Mrs. Whistler - (his mother) / 1872 / T.N. MacLean

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 37
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 39 II
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 40 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.2089-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10322; Input Date: 2000-07-24 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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