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The Pierrot

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 450
Date: 1889
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 231 x 162 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left (6-final)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 8
Known impressions: 33
Catalogues: K.407; M.406; W.264
Impressions taken from this plate  (33)
The Pierrot dates from 1889. Whistler and his wife stayed in Amsterdam for nearly two months, from 24 August to 20 October 1889.
Etchings done at that time include The Steps, Amsterdam [452], The Square House, Amsterdam [454], Balcony, Amsterdam [446], and Jews' Quarter, Amsterdam [449].