Pen and black ink and black watercolor over graphite, with touches of white opaque paint (discolored), on tan laid paper laid down on cream board
Signed recto, lower right, in image, in ink: "J. Whistler"
224 × 240 mm
Gift of John F. O'Connell
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Nancy D. Pressly, “Whistler in America: An Album of Early Drawings,” Metropolitan Museum Journal V (1972), fig. 33.
Frances Spalding, Whistler (Oxford, 1979), pp. 9-12 (ill.).
Margaret F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, 1995), p. 65, no. 213 (ill.).
The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler: A Catalogue Raisonne, ed. Harriet K. Stratis and Martha Tedeschi (Chicago, 1998), p. 35.
Daniel Sutherland, Whistler: A Life for Art’s Sake (New Haven and London, 2014), p. 41.
Meg Hausberg and Victoria Sancho Lobis. Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions. Department of Publishing of The Art Institute of Chicago, 2015 (https://publications.artic.edu/whistler/reader/linkedvisions; Accessed August 24, 2013), checklist para. 10, cat. 9.1 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “James McNeill Whistler,” 1968, pp. 20, 98-99, cat. 75 (ill.); also Utica, NY, Munson-Williams-Procter Institute, 1968.
Art Gallery of Ontario, “The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler,” Nov. 24, 1984-Jan. 11, 1985.
Paris, Grand Palais, “Bohèmes: De Léonard de Vinci à Picasso,” Sept. 26, 2012- Jan. 14, 2013, p. 266, cat. 119 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions,” June 20-Sept. 27, 2015, checklist para. 10, cat. 9.1 (ill.).
Given by John F. O’Connell, Chicago, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1956.
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