Children, Amboise

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 432
Date: 1888
Medium: etching
Size: 81 x 149 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper centre
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 1
Catalogues: K.381; M.380
Impressions taken from this plate  (1)


Children, Amboise was not published.


H. Wunderlich & Co., New York print dealers, exhibited impressions in 1898 and twice in 1903. 7 The latter was probably the impression bought by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) in 1903 (Graphic with a link to impression #K3810102).

After Whistler's death impressions were shown at the Grolier Club in New York in 1904, and in the Whistler Memorial Exhibition in London in 1905. 8

7: New York 1898 (cat. no. 244); New York 1903 (cat. no. 144); New York 1903b (cat. no. 230).

8: New York 1904a (cat. no. 366); London Mem. 1905 (cat. no. 329).


H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, recorded the sale of an impression in 1900 for £6.6.0. 9 The only extant impression is recorded as having been bought from Wunderlich's by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) on 10 November 1903, and was bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington DC (Graphic with a link to impression #K3810102).

9: Wunderlich's to Whistler, 6 April 1900, report of sales, GUW #07322.