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La Mère Gérard: P.272-1954

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Object information

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Titles

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

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill
Printer: Delâtre

Entities

Categories

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1858 : Published in 1858

Note

Fourth state

From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set). Published as "La Mère Gérard".

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper
Plate Height 128 mm Width 90 mm
Sheet Height 326 mm Width 235 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques 171.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: S/ / P/P/. J McNeil Whistler
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: La Mere Gerard
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Proof before letters
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 2
  • Location: Sheet lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.272-1954
Primary reference Number: 10256
Wedmore (Whistler): 9
Mansfield: 13 IV
Kennedy: 11 IV
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 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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