Arrangement in Black No. 8: Portrait of Mrs Cassatt

1885 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
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Brief Description
Walter Sickert. Sketch after Whistler's 1885 "Arrangement in Black No. 8: Portrait of Mrs Cassatt". Pen and ink.
  • Height: 5in
  • Width: 2.875in
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Given by Dr. Percy E. Spielmann.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1949, London: HMSO, 1961.
  • See Young, Andrew McLaren, Margaret F. MacDonald, Robin Spencer, and Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1980 (cat. no. 250), plate 172, as 'Arrangement in Black, No. 8: Portrait of Mrs Cassatt'.
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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