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The Unsafe Tenement

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (printmaker)

Delâtre (printer)


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Title/s

The Unsafe Tenement

Twelve Etchings from Nature (series title)

Maker/s

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

Delâtre (printer)

Category

print

Name

print

School/Style

British

Production Notes

From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set). Entitled in different announcements of publication : "The Old Farm" and "The Unsafe Tenement".

Third state

Technique/s

etching

Material/s

black carbon ink (medium)
paper (support)

Dimensions

plate height: 158 mm
plate width: 226 mm
sheet height: 248 mm
sheet width: 377 mm

Date

1858

Provenance

given: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1921-12 (Prints given by Knowles, Guy John Fenton)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. Position: image lower right
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Whistler
  2. Position: image lower left
    Type: signature
    Method: printed
    Content: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques 171

Standard print ref/s

Wedmore (Whistler) 7
Wedmore, Frederick
(1899) Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue , London? : P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

Mansfield 17 III
Mansfield, Howard
(1909) A descriptive catalogue of the etchings and dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler , Chicago : Caxton Club

Kennedy 17 III
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.2094-R (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 10335; Input Date: 2000-07-24 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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