The Gold Scab

A work made of watercolor and gouache, with charcoal, on gray-brown wove paper.

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  • A work made of watercolor and gouache, with charcoal, on gray-brown wove paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Thomas Robert Way (English, 1861-1913)
after James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Thomas Robert Way

Title

The Gold Scab

Origin

England

Date

1881–1913

Medium

Watercolor and gouache, with charcoal, on gray-brown wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed upper center, in charcoal: "Portrait of Leyland for whom Whistler painted / the 'Peacock Room' in Princes Gate London"; inscribed center left, beside image, in charcoal: "here a / bar of ____ / on frame"; inscribed lower left to lower center, below image, in charcoal: "The Gol [crossed out]" "The Gold Scab. / An Eruption in Filthy Lucre} by I.M:W. Whistler / (Probably original suggestion to Dr. Man____ for 'Svengali')"; inscribed lower right, below image, in charcoal: "Size 7 ft x 5 ft 6. / including frame -/ Frame beautifully / decorated by Whistler - / with hawthorne ________ etc. / round the entire surface - "; signed, possibly in the artist's hand, lower left, in graphite: "By Tom R. Way"

Dimensions

393 × 274 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1933.671

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