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The Steps, Amsterdam

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
(1906.112)
Number: 452
Date: 1889
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 242 x 166 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 5
Known impressions: 14
Catalogues: K.403; M.402; W.260
Impressions taken from this plate  (14)

CATALOGUES RAISONN╔S

  • Kennedy, Edward G., The Etched Work of Whistler, New York, 1910, cat. no. 403, 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • Mansfield, Howard, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, cat. no. 402, 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • Wedmore, Sir Frederick, Whistler's Etchings: a Study and a Catalogue, 2nd ed., revised, London, 1899, cat. no. 260, 'Steps, Amsterdam'.

EXHIBITIONS 1855- 1905

  • [Exhibition], Dunthorne's Gallery at the Rembrandt Head, London, 1890.
  • [Exhibition of watercolours, pastels and etchings belonging to C. L. Freer], Grolier Club, New York, 1890.
  • World's Columbian Exposition, Department of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1893 (cat. no. 2263 [1684]) 'The Steps'.
  • Exhibition of Etchings, Drypoints. and Lithographs by Whistler, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1898 (cat.no. 270) 'The Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • An Exhibition of Etchings and Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, The Caxton Club, 1900 (cat.no. E226) 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • 71st Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1902 (cat.no. 947 [260]) 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • Exhibition of Etchings by James McNeill Whistler, Obach and Co., London, 1903 (cat.no. 216) 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • Etchings and Dry-Points by James McNeill Whistler, The Grolier Club, New York, 1904 (cat.no. 280) 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • 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. 187) 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • Oeuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'╔cole des Beaux-Art, Paris, 1905 (cat.no. 410) 'Les marches. Amsterdam. - (Steps. Amsterdam)'.
  • 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. 260) 'Steps, Amsterdam'.
  • Tentoonstelling van Aquarellen, Pastels, Teekingen, Etsen, Lithogaphien en een Schildrij door James McNeill Whistler, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1906 (cat.no. 89) 'The Steps, Amsterdam'.

REVIEWS 1855- 1905

  • None.

GENERAL 1906- PRESENT

  • Prosaic Views, Poetic Vision, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, 1996 (cat. no. 53).
  • Heijbroek, J. F., 'Holland van het water: de bezoeken van James Abbott McNeill Whistler aan Nederland,' Bulletin Rijksmuseum, 1988, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 225-56.
  • Heijbroek, J. F. and Margaret F. MacDonald, Whistler and Holland, Zwolle and Amsterdam, 1997, pp. 64-67.
  • Drawing Near. Whistler Etchings from the Zelman Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1984 (cat. no. 85).
  • Lochnan, Katharine A., The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1984, p. 284 (no. 404).
  • MacDonald, Margaret F., James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue RaisonnÚ, New Haven and London, 1995, cat. no. 1237.