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Study of a standing, draped female figure, hand at chin,

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (draughtsman)

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Study of a standing, draped female figure, hand at chin,

Study for Morning Glories


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







Technique Description

black and white chalk with pastel on brown paper


height: mm
width: 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


  1. signature
    Position: centre left
    Description: butterfly monogram


  1. MacDonald, Margaret F. (1995) James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven & London
    [comments: no. 409 (as 'Study for "Morning Glories"')]
  2. Salvesen, Britt Songs on Stone: James McNeill Whistler and the Art of Lithography, Chicago [page: 70]
    Source title: The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies (
    [comments: no. 91, p. 73, fig. 91, p. 70]


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

Accession Number

PD.71-1959 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 14369; Input Date: 2000-10-17 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)