Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Mustard Vendor (La Marchande de Moutarde),

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

Etching on laid paper

Fourth of five states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 157 x 90 mm (6.2 x 3.5 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 233 x 163 mm (9.2 x 6.4 in.)

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

Watermark: Unidentified fragment

Edition: The set “Twelve Etchings from Nature,” known as the “French Set,” was published in 1858; in 1886, 200 impressions of plate were reissued for F. Wedmore’s “English Etchings” on old Whatman paper dated 1814; additional impressions were made on 17th century Dutch paper

Accession number: 1947.D1.277

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

Bibliography: Kennedy 22 iv/v.

Work Type: print

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