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Title(s):

Limehouse Sixteen Etchings

Maker:

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill; printmaker; American artist, 1834-1903

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1859

School/Style:

British

Production
Note(s):

Second state
From the series "Sixteen Etchings". Published as "Limehouse".
Printed by the artist.

Technique(s):

etching
drypoint

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 126, mm
width, plate, 201, mm
height, sheet, 267, mm
width, sheet, 360, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1923-09; Riches, Mrs T.H.

Provenance:

Mrs Whistler (the artist's mother); Thomas Nelson MacLean;

Inscription(s):

signature; image lower right; printed; Whistler
date; image lower right; printed; 1859
; verso upper right; graphite; Proof printed by J. Whistler / Given to me by Mrs. Whistler - (his mother) / 1872 / T.N. MacLean

Alternative
Number(s):

Wedmore (Whistler); 37; 1899
Mansfield; 39 II; 1909
Kennedy; 40 II; 1910

Exhibition(s):

Etchings by James Abbott Mc Neill Whistler. 1971-03 - 1971-04
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Prints by J.A. McNeill Whistler. 1952-10 - 1953-02
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Documentation:

Wedmore, Frederick. 1899. Whistler's etchings; a study and a catalogue.London?: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.

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P.2079-R; Early Morning, Battersea
P.2090-R; Eagle Wharf (Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.)
P.284-1954; The Little Pool
P.79-1959; Old Westminster Bridge

Accession:

Object Number: P.2089-R
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 10322; input: 2000-07-24; modified: 2011-01-31)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10322





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