The Punt

Print
1861 (etched)
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Artist/Maker

Etching and drypoint by James McNeill Whistler, ‘The Punt’, 1861. Signed by the artist and lettered. A man with hat and pipe standing on a punt, grasping a pole. View of a still river, trees, fields and hedges on the banks beyond.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching and drypoint on paper
Brief Description
Etching and drypoint by James McNeill Whistler, 'The Punt', 1861.
Physical Description
Etching and drypoint by James McNeill Whistler, ‘The Punt’, 1861. Signed by the artist and lettered. A man with hat and pipe standing on a punt, grasping a pole. View of a still river, trees, fields and hedges on the banks beyond.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.6cm
  • Width: 16.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Whistler' (Signed)
  • 'J. Whistler. Pl.7' (Lettered)
Object history
W.68; K.85, 2nd state.
Subjects depicted
Associated Object
Bibliographic References
  • Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.68.
  • Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978. No.85, 4th state.
  • Passages from Modern English Poets, illustrated by the Junior Etching Club. Day & Son, 1862.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1404-1904

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