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Fumette's Bent Head

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 58
Date: 1859
Medium: drypoint
Size: 229 x 154 mm
Signed: 'Whistler.' at lower left (2)
Inscribed: '1859.' at lower left (2)
Set/Publication: 'Cancelled Plates', 1879
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 20
Catalogues: K.57; M.57; T.70; W.51
Impressions taken from this plate  (20)
Whistler dated this portrait '1859' on the copper plate.
Fumette's Bent Head is one of several portraits dating from the same year, including Bibi Valentin [34], Bibi Lalouette [33], Z. Astruc, Editor of 'L'Artiste' [36], Whistler with a hat [44], C. L. Drouet, Sculptor [35], Fumette standing [59] and Finette [61].