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A Venus: P.281-1954

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Titles

A Venus

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill

Entities

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1954-10) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Dating

Production date: AD 1859

Note

Second state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( Antique laid paper (Dutch))
Plate Height 152 mm Width 225 mm
Sheet Height 179 mm Width 261 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler / 1859
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Venus
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.281-1954
Primary reference Number: 10097
Wedmore (Whistler): 56
Mansfield: 59 II
Kennedy: 59
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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