Black Lion Wharf, from the Sixteen Etchings Set

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903



etching on laid Japan paper

Plate: 8 7/8 × 12 1/16 in. (22.6 × 30.7 cm)

Sheet: 8 7/8 × 12 1/16 in. (22.6 × 30.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Guggenheim Jr., Class of 1933



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: Whistler, 1859; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: W 40; Verso, in graphite: [undecipherable]

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

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

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler, San Francisco, 1978, no. 42. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 41.

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