The Forge, from The Thames Set

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

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1861

Etching on paper

Plate: 7 5/8 × 12 1/2 in. (19.4 × 31.8 cm)

Sheet: 9 × 14 15/16 in. (22.9 × 37.9 cm)

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

PR.954.20.593

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, in graphite, lower right: Whistler 1861

Exhibition History

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

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, New York, 1910, no. 68. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 68.

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