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Portrait of Whistler: P.2083-R

Object information

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Portrait of Whistler


Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown


Production date: AD 1859


Photogravure Reproduction of Whistler's drypoint used as frontispiece for 1903 etching exhibition at Obach & Co

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 142 mm Width 96 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1859
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2083-R
Primary reference Number: 10187
Wedmore (Whistler): 52
Mansfield: 54
Kennedy: 54
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Portrait of Whistler" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-11-26 17:19:05

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