Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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record 5 of 9

The Unsafe Tenement,

From the set of twelve etchings, Twelve Etchings from Nature (The French Set)

Etching on gold-tone chine collé

Fourth of four states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 157 x 227 mm (6.2 x 8.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 309 x 438 mm (12.2 x 17.2 in.)

Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Whistler” (with “s” reversed); inscribed along lower edge: “Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171”

Edition: From the set "Twelve Etchings from Nature," known as the "French Set," published in 1858

Accession number: 1947.D1.29b

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1947

Bibliography: Kennedy 17 iv/iv.

Work Type: print

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