Corte del Paradiso

A work made of pastel and black chalk on brown wove paper with fibrous inclusions.
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  • A work made of pastel and black chalk on brown wove paper with fibrous inclusions.

Date:

1880

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

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Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Corte del Paradiso

Origin

United States

Date

1880

Medium

Pastel and black chalk on brown wove paper with fibrous inclusions

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, center left edge, in green pastel and black chalk: butterfly monogram; lower right, along bottom, in black chalk: Corte del Paradiso (in Whistler's hand); lower left corner, in black chalk: No. 38 (in Whistler's hand); lower left, in graphite: 5 5/8 x 11 1/2

Dimensions

301 x 149 mm

Credit Line

Walter Aitken, Margaret Day Blake, Harold Joachim Memorial, Celia and David Hilliard, Julius Lewis, and Sara R. Shorey endowments; Sandra L. Grung Fund; restricted gifts of William Vance and Pamela Kelley Armour; through prior acquisitions of Katherine Kuh

Reference Number

2002.679

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