Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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record 13 of 38

Elderly Rag Woman (La Vieille aux Loques),

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

Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink on wove paper

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 210 x 149 mm (8.3 x 5.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 235 x 169 mm (9.3 x 6.7 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Whistler”; inscribed in plate, lower right: “Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques 171”

Edition: Early proof with name of the printer Delâtre; “The French Set” was published in 1858

Accession number: 1941.D1.79

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1941

Bibliography: Kennedy 21 ii/iii.

Work Type: print

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