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An Artist Sketching

Impression: British Museum
British Museum
(1916-12-16-1)
Number: 23
Date: 1858
Medium: etching
Size: 155 x 107 mm
Signed: no
Inscribed: 'Treize Eaux Fortes d'apres Nature - ' at top; 'par / James. Whistler - / à / Mon viel Ami Seymour Haden.' lower centre; 'Imp. Delatre Rue St. Jacques. 171.' lower left; 'Paris Nov 1858.' lower right
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 1
Catalogues: K.25½
Impressions taken from this plate  (1)

CATALOGUES RAISONNS

  • Kennedy, Edward G., The Etched Work of Whistler, New York, 1910 (cat. no. 25 1/2) 'Whistler Sketching'.

EXHIBITIONS 1855-1905

  • None.

REVIEWS 1855- 1905

  • None.

GENERAL 1906- PRESENT

  • Dodgson, Campbell, 'Two Unpublished Whistlers,' The Print-Collectors Quarterly, vol. 7, no. 2, April 1917, pp. 217-220.
  • Lochnan, Katharine A., The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1984, pp. 50-1, repr. pl. 63.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Whistler Journal, Philadelphia, 1921, pp. 49, 171.
  • Stubbs, Burns A., Paintings, Pastels, Drawings, Prints and Copper Plates by and attributed to American and European Artists, together with a List of Original Whistleriana in the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1948, p. 28, 'Mr Whistler, seated, sketching; three people watching him.'
  • Curry, David Park, James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art, New York and London, 1984, pp. 214, 299, 309, repr. pl.157 as 'Whistler Sketching'.