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The Unsafe Tenement: P.2094-R

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Object information

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Titles

The Unsafe Tenement
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 (1921-12) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Dating

Production date: AD 1858 : Published in 1858

Note

From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set). Entitled in different announcements of publication : "The Old Farm" and "The Unsafe Tenement".

Third state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 158 mm Width 226 mm
Sheet Height 248 mm Width 377 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques 171
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2094-R
Primary reference Number: 10335
Wedmore (Whistler): 7
Mansfield: 17 III
Kennedy: 17 III
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Unsafe Tenement" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10335 Accessed: 2022-11-27 20:13:58

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