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Wimpole Street

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
(46895)
Number: 279
Date: 1887
Medium: etching
Size: 100 x 67 mm
Signed: butterfly at left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 2
Catalogues: K.286; M.278
Impressions taken from this plate  (2)

PUBLICATION

Wimpole Street was not published.

EXHIBITIONS

It was not exhibited in Whistler's lifetime. It was however shown at the Grolier Club in New York in 1904. 8

8: New York 1904a (cat. no. 324).

SALES & COLLECTORS

Wimpole Street is extremely rare. Whistler kept one impression () and sold one to H.Wunderlich & Co., New York, on 3 May 1888 for 3.3.0. 9 This was probably the impression bought by Howard Mansfield (1849-1938) ().

9: GUW #13051.