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Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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Harmony in Flesh Color & Pink

ca. 1881-1892
19th century
178 x 113 mm (7 x 4.4 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Alternative title: Sketch of Lady Meux
Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Pen drawing on white laid paper
Marks: Signed, lower right: butterfly monogram; signed in ink, lower center: butterfly monogram; inscribed in ink in artist’s hand, lower center: “Harmony in Flesh Color & Pink”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Collection of Howard Mansfield
Bibliography: Margaret F. MacDonald, Whistler, Women & Fashion (New York: Frick Collection; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003), cat. no. 64, pp. 64–67.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.94

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  • female portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • studies (visual works) - Use for works in any medium of the visual arts that explore a subject or are preliminary to a separate, more finalized work; more finished than sketches. For representations or diagrams that clarify, usually accompanying a text, use "illustrations." [April 1993 scope note changed. May 1991 scope note changed; descriptor changed, was "studies"; alternate term changed, was 'study'. April 1991 descriptor moved.]

  • sheet Dimensions: 178 x 113 mm (7 x 4.4 in.)

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