Ratcliffe Highway by James Abbott McNeill Whistler

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.

Details

Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
15.5 x 21.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,080 ( Total: £5,200)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Susan Schulman Printsellers

Provenance

J.H. Hutchinson;BB MacGeorge, sold 1902; Howard Mansfield; Harris G Whittemore; William Sloane-Kinney; Schulman/Bullard, New York.

Venue details

Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G12 8QQ 0141 330 4221 www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian

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