Nursemaid and Child

Impression: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Number: 42
Date: 1859
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 99 x 134 mm
Signed: 'Whistler' at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 35
Catalogues: K.37; M.36; T.21; W.34
Impressions taken from this plate  (35)
Etching: PK037_01 (plate)
The copper plate has the stamp of the makers, 'HUGHES & KIMBER / MANUFACTURERS/ RED LION SQUARE / FLEET STREET / LONDON'. No other plates of this period are this size, although one is close in size (Seymour [30]). The plate was steel-faced but not cancelled.

The plate was acquired by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) and is now in the Freer Gallery of Art. 6

6: Acc. No. 1906.215.