James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (active in England), 1834–1903)
Kennedy 033, first state
Platemark: 14.4 x 21.1 cm (5 11/16 x 8 5/16 in.) Sheet: 27.7 x 41.3 cm (10 7/8 x 16 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Inscription in Haden's writting: "This is the first impression pulled from the plate, from this it will be seen the ink is scarcely wiped off. W. gave it to me and I gave it to Burty- "F.S.H."
Recto lower left red/orange ink -- mark of Philippe Burty, Lugt 413
Given by the artist to Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910); given by him to Philippe Burty (1830-1890, Paris, Lugt 413); Lee M. Friedman (Boston); given to MFA by his estate, November 1958.
Gift of the Estate of Lee M. Friedman