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The Title to the French Set: P.276-1954

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Titles

The Title to the French Set
Twelve Etchings from Nature

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Printmaker)
Delâtre (Printer)

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

Only state

Title to "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set).

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper Plate Height 111 mm Width 145 mm
Sheet Height 130 mm Width 162 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: words read right to left

  • Text: Douze / Eaux Fortes / d'après Nature / par / James Whistler
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171. Paris. Nov. 1858
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: A / Mon viel Ami Seymour Haden.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Dedication

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.276-1954
Primary reference Number: 10257
Wedmore (Whistler): 20
Mansfield: 25
Kennedy: 25
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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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