|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||228 x 152 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at right (7-final)|
|No. of States:||16|
|Catalogues:||K.114; M.113; W.99|
|Impressions taken from this plate (13)|
Possibly 'Miss Franklin in hat standing' (1877, Charles Augustus Howell (1840?-1890)). 1
'Maude' (1886, Frederick Wedmore (1844-1921)). 2
'Fur - Tippet - The' (1890/1892, Beatrice Whistler (1857-1896)). 3
'The Fur Tippet' (1903/1935, possibly Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958)). 4
'Maude Standing' (1903, Wunderlich's). 5
'Maude, Standing' (1904, Grolier Club). 6
'Maud, Standing' (1909, Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)). 7
In the early states of this etching, Maud Franklin (1857- ca 1941) wore a 'flounced tippet' around her shoulders. However, in later states this was replaced with a fur tippet. The alternative title, and that generally accepted, is 'Maud, Standing'.
1: Howell to Whistler, [6-15 November 1877], GUW #02178.
2: Wedmore 1886 A[more] (cat. no. 99).
3: 'Wedmore calls it Maude', crossed out, in list, GUW #12715.
4: Envelope containing copper plate, University of Glasgow.
5: New York 1903b (cat. no. 81).
6: New York 1904a (cat. no. 105b).
7: Mansfield 1909[more] (cat. no. 13).
Maud Franklin, 1880s, detail of photograph,
Library of Congress.
Maud Franklin (1857- ca 1941), Whistler's mistress and chief model from the mid-1870s until Whistler's marriage in 1888. She posed for many portraits in pastel, etching and drypoint, and oils including Arrangement in White and Black y185 (reproduced below).
Arrangement in White and Black y185, oil, ca 1876,
Freer Gallery of Art, Washington DC.
Harmony in Pink and Red y192, oil, 1876/1878,
Photograph, Whistler Collection, Glasgow University Library.
8: MacDonald 2003[more], chapter 7, pp. 135-146.
Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution.