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Little Nude Figure

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 330
Date: 1887/1888
Medium: etching
Size: 84 x 50 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 4
Catalogues: K.340; M.339
Impressions taken from this plate  (4)


model, nude, woman standing.


Only one title is known, as in the following examples:

'Little Nude Figure' (1890/1891, Whistler). 2
'Little Nude Figure' (1900, Caxton Club). 3
'Little Nude Figure' (1909, Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)). 4

2: List, [1890/1891], GUW #13236.

3: Chicago 1900 (cat. no. E243).

4: Mansfield 1909[more] (cat. no. 339).


A nude young woman stands turned slightly to the right and looking down, her right arm hanging by her side and her left arm slightly extended (no hand being shown). There are patches of shading in the background, particularly at upper right.


Not identified. Other studies of models at this time include Resting by the Stove 372, Model Stooping 362, 'Venus' (Nettie Pettigrew) 363 and The Fan 375.