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Seymour, seated (A Little Boy.): P.2075-R

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Seymour, seated (A Little Boy.)


Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill



Legal notes

Exchanged for an impression of the same state of the same print, given by G.J.F. Knowles in December 1921.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1954) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


1857 - 1858


Second state

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper
Plate Height 136 mm Width 98 mm
Sheet Height 304 mm Width 195 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W/ / P/P/- Mc. Neil Whistler.
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Portrait of Seymour Haden the younger
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Proof before letters.
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

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Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2075-R
Primary reference Number: 10145
Wedmore (Whistler): 22
Mansfield: 6 II
Kennedy: 29 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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