Liverdun

Print
1858 (printed and published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

‘Liverdun’, one of the 'Twelve Etchings from Nature', by J.A.M. Whistler, also called 'The French Set'. 1858. Published in London by Whistler at 62 Sloane Street and in Paris at Imprimerie Delâtre, Rue St. Jacques 171. Signed in plate by the artist and lettered ‘Imp. Delâtre, Rue St Jacques 171’. View of a farmyard in the village of Liverdun, near Toul, in Lorraine. Picturesque farm buildings are shown, half in shadow, with a cow in the foreground and farm implements including ladders and the shafts of a wagon propped up against the walls.


object details
Category
Object Type
Additional Titles
  • Twelve Etchings from Nature (series title)
  • The French Set (series title)
Materials and Techniques
Etching on India paper
Brief Description
'Liverdun', etching by J.A.M. Whistler, from 'Twelve Etchings from Nature' or 'The French Set'; Paris, 1858.
Physical Description
‘Liverdun’, one of the 'Twelve Etchings from Nature', by J.A.M. Whistler, also called 'The French Set'. 1858. Published in London by Whistler at 62 Sloane Street and in Paris at Imprimerie Delâtre, Rue St. Jacques 171. Signed in plate by the artist and lettered ‘Imp. Delâtre, Rue St Jacques 171’. View of a farmyard in the village of Liverdun, near Toul, in Lorraine. Picturesque farm buildings are shown, half in shadow, with a cow in the foreground and farm implements including ladders and the shafts of a wagon propped up against the walls.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.5cm
  • Width: 15.4cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • ‘Whistler’ (Signed in plate bottom left)
  • 'Imp. Delâtre, Rue St Jacques 171' (Lettered bottom right)
Object history
W.4; K.16, 2nd state
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic References
  • Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.4.
  • Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978. No.16, 2nd state.
Collection
Accession Number
19804

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