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Greenwich Park

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (etched)

  • Date:

    c.1859 (etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.15-1905

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 2, box A

Physical description

‘Greenwich Park’, etching by James Whistler, ca.1859. Signed by the artist in plate. Landscape study of trees, sunlight and shadows in Greenwich Park. A group of three people sitting together in the centre distance, a female figure standing off to the right.

Place of Origin

London (etched)

Date

c.1859 (etched)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Whistler'
Signed by the artist in plate bottom left

Dimensions

Height: 12.6 cm, Width: 20 cm

Object history note

W.33, 2nd state; K.35, 2nd state.

Descriptive line

'Greenwich Park', etching by James Whistler, ca.1859.

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

Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.33.
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978. No.35, 2nd state.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Nature; Leisure; Parks (recreation areas)

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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