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Whistler - The French Set

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Title to the French Set

19th century
111 x 146 mm (4.4 x 5.7 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Good
Series: from set of twelve etchings Twelve Etchings from Nature (The French Set)
Edition: Title page from "Twelve etchings from Nature," known as the "French Set" published in 1858
Marks: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Douze Eaux Fortes d’apres Nature par James Whistler / Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171. Paris. Nov. 1858”; inscribed, lower center: “A Mon viel Ami Seymour Haden”
Bibliography: Kennedy 25 i/i.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.301

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  • title pages - The pages of books that display the book's title and usually such information as the author's name, the publisher, and sometimes the date of publication. Where more than one page giving particulars of the title are present, that giving the fullest information is the title page. BATCOB

  • plate Dimensions: 111 x 146 mm (4.4 x 5.7 in.)

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