Head of Whistler

Impression: Whistler Etchings Project
Whistler Etchings Project
Number: 318
Date: 1887/1892
Medium: drypoint
Size: 99 x 68 mm
Signed: no
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 1
Catalogues: K.-; M.-; T.-; W.-
Impressions taken from this plate  (1)
Etching: PE10_01 (plate)
The copper plate is in the Hunterian Art Gallery. 3 It is close in size to several etchings that probably date from 1887 including St James's Park [250], The Seamstress [253], The Abbey Jubilee [296], Church Door, Edgware [291], Butcher's Shop, Sandwich, Kent [320], and Children, Portsmouth [301].

3: (accessed 2009).

The copper plate was in Whistler's studio at his death and was bequeathed to Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958). The plate was given by Miss Philip to the University of Glasgow in 1935. It was cancelled posthumously with a diagonal line.