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Study of a standing female figure in loose drapery, hand at chin Draped figure

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (draughtsman)

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Study of a standing female figure in loose drapery, hand at chin Draped figure


Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (draughtsman) [ULAN info: American artist, 1834-1903]







Technique Description

chalk and pastel on brown paper, laid down


height: 257 mm
width: 130 mm


1871 to 1873


bequeathed: Knowles, Guy John Fenton 1959 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

From the collection of C.J. Knowles; Mrs Loyse Knowles; Dowdeswells (label on frame)


  1. MacDonald, Margaret F. (1995) James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven & London
    [comments: no. 408 (as 'Draped Figure')]


For another study of the same figure, in reverse, see PD.71-1959.


chalk (medium)
pastels (crayons) (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.70-1959 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 14368; Input Date: 2000-10-17 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)