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Sketch of the Peacock Room

A work made of graphite (recto) on cream wove paper with printed text in black ink (verso).
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  • A work made of graphite (recto) on cream wove paper with printed text in black ink (verso).

Date:

1898

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Sketch of the Peacock Room

Origin

United States

Date

1898

Medium

Graphite (recto) on cream wove paper with printed text in black ink (verso)

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left to lower right, below image, along margin, in dark brown-black ink by A. Ludovici: "Whistler's sketch of the Peacock Room. to give me an idea of it. done at Fracato's. [sic] 17th Dec - 1898 - / A. Ludovici"; inscribed verso, lower center, in graphite: "No 123 of London Catalogue -- page 122. / Lent by the artist Ludovici (1898)" (upside down); inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "FHO"; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "a 50081"; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "R. 10445"; inscribed verso, center top, in graphite: "lc / (illegible); inscribed verso, upper left, in graphite: £110" (upside down)

Dimensions

188 × 178 mm

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.5883

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