Nocturne

A work made of lithotint, on a prepared half-tint ground, in black with scraping, on blue laid paper, laid down on ivory plate paper (chine collé).
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  • A work made of lithotint, on a prepared half-tint ground, in black with scraping, on blue laid paper, laid down on ivory plate paper (chine collé).

Date:

1878, published 1887

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

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Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Nocturne

Origin

United States

Date

1878

Medium

Lithotint, on a prepared half-tint ground, in black with scraping, on blue laid paper, laid down on ivory plate paper (chine collé)

Dimensions

171 x 259 mm (image); 170 x 258 mm (primary support); 341 x 498 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

Gift of the Crown Family in honor of James N. Wood

Reference Number

2004.529

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