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An Artist Sketching

Impression: British Museum
British Museum
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)


One state is known.

State 1

Etching: K025B01
Inscribed in an arc across the top, 'Treize Eaux Fortes d'apres Nature - ' and in the centre, below the figures, 'par / James. Whistler -. / / Mon viel Ami Seymour Haden.' and along the bottom 'Imp. Delatre Rue St. Jacques. 171.' at left, and 'Paris. Nov. 1858.' at right. The second 'E', and 'F', the first 's' and first 'd', and the 's' in both 'James' and 'Whistler' are reversed.