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The Punt: P.1502-1991

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Titles

The Punt

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Printmaker)
Day & Son (Publisher)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1861-12-01

Note

Third state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé ( chine collé on wove paper) wove paper Plate Height 121 mm Width 165 mm
Sheet Height 227 mm Width 324 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: London Published December 1st. 1861, by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: J. Whistler.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1502-1991
Primary reference Number: 27959
Wedmore (Whistler): 68
Mansfield: 86 III
Kennedy: 85 III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 2021 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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