An early work showing how Whistler used the etching needle and plate like a sketchbook to select and record figure studies, perhaps as a preparation for a more finished composition.
Ratcliffe Highway by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, 1861
© Hunterian Art Gallery
- 15.5 x 21.7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,080 ( Total: £5,200)
- Acquired in:
- Susan Schulman Printsellers
J.H. Hutchinson;BB MacGeorge, sold 1902; Howard Mansfield; Harris G Whittemore; William Sloane-Kinney; Schulman/Bullard, New York.
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