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Landscape with Fisherman

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 85
Date: 1861
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 152 x 228 mm
Signed: 'Whistler' at lower right
Inscribed: '1861.' at lower right
Set/Publication: 'Cancelled Plates', 1879
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 18
Catalogues: K.83; M.84
Impressions taken from this plate  (18)


A landscape, freely drawn with bold, scrawling lines, in both etching and drypoint, but not finished.


It was published in an album of Cancelled Plates ('Cancelled Set') by The Fine Art Society, London, 1879. All known impressions are from the cancelled plate. They were almost certainly printed in 1879, when they were published by the Fine Art Society, probably in an edition of about twenty. They are usually printed in black ink on ivory laid paper (i.e. , ). Watermarks include Van Gelder (), crown (), and Strasbourg Lily ().