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Billingsgate: P.2081-R

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Billingsgate

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920-12) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart

Dating

1859 - 1878

Note

Final state, on Japanese paper

This etching, in the latest state, was published in "The Portfolio", a London art-magazine, in January 1878, after about a hundred impression had been taken on Japanese paper.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper Plate Height 153 mm Width 227 mm
Sheet Height 188 mm Width 264 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler. 1859.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2081-R
Primary reference Number: 10175
Wedmore (Whistler): 45
Mansfield: 46 VII
Kennedy: 47 VIII
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Billingsgate" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/10175 Accessed: 2022-08-19 21:16:11

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