Limehouse, from The Thames Set

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

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1859

Etching and drypoint on laid paper

Plate: 5 × 8 in. (12.7 × 20.3 cm)

Sheet: 9 × 12 5/8 in. (22.8 × 32.1 cm)

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

PR.954.20.600

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, lower right: Whistler 1859; inscribed, in graphite, in plate, lower left margin: Limehouse

Exhibition History

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

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

Nineteenth Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 24-April 23, 1978.

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. 40. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 39.

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