The Rag-Gatherers

Print
1858 (etched)
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Artist/Maker

‘The Rag-Gatherers’, etching by James Whistler, 1858. Signed and dated in plate by the artist. View through a dilapidated doorway into a shadowy empty room, sparsely furnished with a small table and an unmade bed.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching on paper
Brief Description
'The Rag-Gatherers', etching by James Whistler, 1858.
Physical Description
‘The Rag-Gatherers’, etching by James Whistler, 1858. Signed and dated in plate by the artist. View through a dilapidated doorway into a shadowy empty room, sparsely furnished with a small table and an unmade bed.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.4cm
  • Width: 8.9cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'Whistler 1858' (Signed and dated by the artist in plate middle right.)
Object history
W.17; K.27, 2nd state.
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.17.
  • Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978.
Collection
Accession Number
E.20-1905

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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