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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1834-1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, born 1834 - died 1903 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod.

  • Museum number:

    E.1539-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 225

Physical description

Sketch of the heads of two horses in harness and the right arm of their driver who holds a whip, as seen from behind.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (possibly, made)

Date

1834-1903 (made)

Artist/maker

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, born 1834 - died 1903 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing.

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with the artist's emblem
Inscribed 'Pencil sketch by Whistler'
Inscription from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Dimensions

Height: 4 in, Width: 6 1/2 in

Descriptive line

Drawing by James Abbott McNeill Whistler: Slight sketch of the heads of two horses in harness and the right arm of their driver, who holds a whip, seen from behind.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Materials

Paper (fiber product); Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Men; Harness; Whip; Driver; Arm; Horses

Categories

Drawings; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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