Old Woman in the Rag Shop (La Vieille aux Loques), from The French Set

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903



Etching on laid paper

Impression: 10 3/8 × 5 13/16 in. (26.4 × 14.8 cm)

Sheet: 10 3/8 × 8 3/8 in. (26.4 × 21.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Nancy D. and Lane Woodworth Goss, Class of 1955



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower right: Whistler Watermark

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014


Collected by Nancy and Lane Woodworth Goss given to present collection, 1983.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler, San Francisco, 1978, no. 21. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 21.

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