Fish Women, Ostend
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||96 x 133 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at upper left|
|No. of States:||2|
|Impressions taken from this plate (3)|
Another impression (its identity confirmed by the size and description given in the catalogue) was entitled 'Fisherwomen, Ostend' when lent by John Charles Sigismund Day (1826-1908) to the Whistler Memorial Exhibition in London in 1905. 14
SALES & COLLECTORS
An unidentified etching called 'Fish Woman - Brussels' - which may in fact be Fish Women, Ostend - was bought by H. Wunderlich & Co. for £6.6.0, on behalf of a relative of the artist, Ross Revillon Winans (1850-1912). 16
15: Whistler to McLean, [11 February 1888], GUW #13018.
16: G. Dieterlen to Whistler, 3 May 1888, GUW #07158.
17: Kennedy Ledger, Colby College, fol. 381.