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Sir Garnet Wolseley

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 177
Date: 1877
Medium: drypoint
Size: 305 x 177 mm
Signed: butterfly at left (5-final)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 7
Known impressions: 7
Catalogues: K.164; M.166; W.138
Impressions taken from this plate  (7)


  • Kennedy, Edward G., The Etched Work of Whistler, New York, 1910 (cat. no. 164) 'Lord Wolseley'.
  • Mansfield, Howard, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909 (cat. no. 166) 'Lord Wolseley'.
  • Wedmore, Sir Frederick, Whistler's Etchings: a Study and a Catalogue, London, 1886 (cat. no.138) 'Lord Wolseley'.


  • Exhibition of Etchings, Drypoints. and Lithographs by Whistler, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1898 (cat. no. 117) 'Lord Wolseley'.
  • International Exhibition, Glasgow Art Galleries, Glasgow, 1901 (cat. no. 214) 'Lord Wolseley'.
  • A Collection of Etchings and Dry Points by Whistler recently acquired, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1903 (cat. no. 102).
  • Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Copley Hall, Boston, February 1904 (cat. no. 105) 'Lord Wolseley'.
  • Etchings and Dry-Points by James McNeill Whistler, The Grolier Club, New York, 1904 (cat. no. 140) 'Lord Wolseley'.
  • Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the late James McNeill Whistler, First President of The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, New Gallery, Regent Street, London, 1905 (cat. no. 138) 'Lord Wolseley'.
  • Oeuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'École des Beaux-Art, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 347) 'Lord Wolseley'.

REVIEWS 1855- 1905

  • Anon., 'Notes on Art and Archaeology', The Academy, 26 January 1878, p. 84.
  • Anon., [H. Stewart Cundell], 'English Etching', The Standard, London, 25 April 1878, p. 2 (GUL PC1/94).
  • Anon., The Art Journal, IV, 1878, p. 128.
  • Anon., Liverpool Mercury, 29 August 1882.
  • P. M. Turner, 'The Glasgow Exhibition. Part VIII, Black and White, 10 August 1901, p. 385.
  • 'G.R.H.' [G.R. Halkett], 'Art Notes', Pall Mall Gazette, [1903], (GUL PC22/141).
  • Anon., Morning Post, London, 6 March 1905 (GUL PC21/19).


  • Hopkinson, Martin, 'Richard Josey and Charles Augustus Howell', Print Quarterly, XX, September 2003, pp. 254-261.
  • Lochnan, Katharine A., The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1984, p. 280 (no. 167).
  • Menpes, Mortimer, Whistler as I Knew Him, London, 1904, repr. f.p. 90.
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, I, p. 195.