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Nursemaid and Child: P.2076-R

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Object information

Titles

Nursemaid and Child

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 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 Japanese paper Sheet: Height 240 mm Width 334 mm
Plate: Height 97 mm Width 133 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: W/8.- / P/N/- J. McNeil Whistler
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Inscription
  • Text: Nursemaid + Child
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Title
  • Text: Proof before letters.
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2076-R
Primary reference Number: 10157
Wedmore (Whistler): 34
Mansfield: 36 II
Kennedy: 37 II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10157 Accessed: 2022-01-19 16:43:00

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10157|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-19 16:43:00|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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