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Title(s):

The Unsafe Tenement Twelve Etchings from Nature

Maker(s):

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

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1858
Published in 1858

School/Style:

British

Production
Place (legacy):

Colmar, Paris, printer, city

Production
Note(s):

From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set). Entitled in different announcements of publication : "The Old Farm" and "The Unsafe Tenement".
Third state

Technique:

etching

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 158, mm
width, plate, 226, mm
height, sheet, 248, mm
width, sheet, 377, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1921-12; Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Inscription(s):

signature; image lower right; printed; Whistler
signature; image lower left; printed; Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques 171

Alternative
Number(s):

Wedmore (Whistler); 7; 1899
Mansfield; 17 III; 1909
Kennedy; 17 III; 1910

Exhibition(s):

Exhibition of works of art, given and bequeathed by the late G.J.F. Knowles. 1959-10-19 - 1960-01-31
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

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.2071-R; Annie
P.2074-R; La Marchande de Moutarde
P.2078-R; The Kitchen
P.2085-R; La Vieille aux Loques
P.271-1954; La Rétameuse
P.272-1954; La Mère Gérard
P.273-1954; Fumette
P.274-1954; Street at Saverne
P.275-1954; La Marchande de Moutarde
P.276-1954; The Title to the French Set
P.78-1959; En Plein Soleil

Accession:

Object Number: P.2094-R
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 10335; input: 2000-07-24; modified: 2012-06-28)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10335





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