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Fifty-seven cancelled etchings and drypoints

About 1887
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (active in England), 1834–1903)


Overall: 39.3 x 25.7 x 1.9 cm (15 1/2 x 10 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 57 etchings and drypoints.

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(London[?]: about 1887) Folio; 57 leaves; half beige cloth, blue paper boards (spine label: gilt-stamped red morocco: “Whistler’s Etchings”).


Thomas Gen Arthur (bookplate); acquired from Weyhe Gallery, New York, in 1918 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent