Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Kitchen,

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

Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink on buff chine collé

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 225 x 157 mm (8.9 x 6.2 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 433 x 304 mm (17 x 12 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower right: butterfly monogram; inscribed in plate, lower right: “Whistler/Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171”

Edition: Paris edition, published 1858. From the set “Twelve Etchings from Nature,” known as the “French Set,” published in 1858. In 1885 the Fine Art Society published 50 impressions of state iii/iii, printed and signed by Whistler.

Accession number: 1952.D3.6a

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1952

Bibliography: Kennedy 24 ii/iii.

Work Type: print

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