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La Mère Gérard: P.2073-R

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La Mère Gérard
Translated as: Mother Gerard
Twelve Etchings from Nature


Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill



Measurements and weight

Height: 122 mm
Width: 83 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921-12) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Production date: AD 1858


From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set).

Second state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2073-R
Primary reference Number: 10131
Wedmore (Whistler): 9
Mansfield: 13 II
Kennedy: 11 II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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