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Print - The Wine-Glass
  • The Wine-Glass
    Whistler, James Abbott McNeill, born 1834 - died 1903
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The Wine-Glass

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, etched)

  • Date:

    ca. 1858 (etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.14-1905

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

‘The Wine-Glass’, etching by James Whistler, ca.1858. Signed in plate by the artist. Still-life study of an empty champagne glass positioned off-centre on a fluted-edged tray against a dark background.

Place of Origin

London (probably, etched)

Date

ca. 1858 (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

Dimensions

Height: 15.4 cm, Width: 5.5 cm

Object history note

W.31; K.27, 2nd state.

Descriptive line

'The Wine-Glass', etching by James Whistler, ca.1858.

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

Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.31.
Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Still life; Champagne glasses

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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