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James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

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1859

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 6 × 8 7/8 in. (15.2 × 22.5 cm)

Sheet: 7 15/16 × 11 in. (20.1 × 28 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921

PR.954.20.591

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: Whistler, 1859.

Exhibition History

The Image Impressed, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-July 31, 1985.

Nineteenth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.

James McNeil Whistler: Works from the Dartmouth Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 13, 1988.

British Etchings C.1860-1930, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 7, 1972-January 7, 1973.

Provenance

Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler, San Francisco, 1978, no. 47. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 46.

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