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Figures by a Railing

A work made of pen and brown ink on blue laid paper (discolored).
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink on blue laid paper (discolored).

Date:

1870/73

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Figures by a Railing

Origin

United States

Date

1870–1873

Medium

Pen and brown ink on blue laid paper (discolored)

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, lower right, in ink: "w.229"; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "a53737"

Dimensions

86 × 129 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1933.294

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