Soupe à Trois Sous (Soup for Three Cents)

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903



Etching on Japanese tissue

Plate: 6 × 9 in. (15.3 × 22.8 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/8 × 10 1/8 in. (20.7 × 25.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret Stamm Stevens, Class of 1927W



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, upper center: Whistler; inscribed, in graphite, lower left corner: C; inscribed, on reverse, in ink, lower center: T. u Baldinger.


Purchased in either Antwerp or Paris, in the 1930's; 1994 given to Dartmouth College by Mrs. Robert Nichols Stevens, Class of 1927W.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler, San Francisco, 1978, no. 49. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 49.

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