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La Marchande de Moutarde: P.2074-R

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Object information

Titles

La Marchande de Moutarde
Translated as: The Mustard Seller
Twelve Etchings from Nature

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Printmaker)
Delâtre (Printer)

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921-12) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Dating

Production date: AD 1858 : Published in 1858

Note

From the series "Twelve Etchings from Nature" (The French Set). Published as "La Marchande de Moutarde".

Third state

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper Plate Height 158 mm Width 89 mm
Sheet Height 307 mm Width 196 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques, 171.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: D/K/ / K/K/- J. McNeil Whistler.
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: La Marchande de Moutarde / Ist state)
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Proof before letters
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2074-R
Primary reference Number: 10139
Wedmore (Whistler): 16
Mansfield: 22 III
Kennedy: 22 III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "La Marchande de Moutarde" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/10139 Accessed: 2022-05-26 05:48:57

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