Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

DAC Collection Object Information

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Portrait of Whistler,

Etching printed in brown ink on chine collé

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 141 x 101 mm (5.6 x 4 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 372 x 279 mm (14.6 x 11 in.)

Inscribed in brown ink, lower right; signed: “J.McNeill Whistler” and butterfly monogram

Accession number: 1947.D1.90

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

Bibliography: Gallatin 183; see Lee Wiehl, A Cultivated Taste: Whistler and American Print Collectors (DAC exhibition catalog), cat. no. 3 for complete Whistler inscription; the undated photograph is in the Glasgow University Library, Scotland.

Work Type: print

Related Works: After a photograph by the London Stereoscopic Co.

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