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Nude Girl with Arms Raised

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 115
Date: 1873/1878
Medium: drypoint
Size: 191 x 100 mm
Signed: no
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: 'Cancelled Plates', 1879
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 18
Catalogues: K.129; M.126
Impressions taken from this plate  (18)


cancelled plate, girl standing, model, nude standing, woman standing.


Whistler's original title is not known. The sole known title is given in the following examples:

'Nude Girl with Arms Raised' (1909, Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)). 1
'Nude Girl with Arms Raised' (1910, Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932)). 2

1: Mansfield 1909[more] (cat. no. 126).

2: Kennedy 1910[more] (cat. no. 129).


A frontal view of the full-length figure of a young woman, who stands turned slightly and facing toward the right. Her left leg is crossed in front to the right. Her arms are raised, pulling a robe over her head. Her left arm is drawn in two positions, one reaching higher than the other. Neither her arms nor feet are finished.


Not identified.