JAMES ABBOTT McNEILL WHISTLER  (1834 – 1903)

          THE BEGGARS 1879-80 (Glasgow 190 x/xvii: K.194 ii/ix?: M.191: W.159)
          Etching and drypoint, from “Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings” (the ’First Venice 
          Set’) Trimmed to
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler
THE BEGGERS - possibly unique state example

1879-80

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JAMES ABBOTT McNEILL WHISTLER (1834 – 1903) THE BEGGARS 1879-80 (Glasgow 190 x/xvii: K.194 ii/ix?: M.191: W.159) Etching and drypoint, from “Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings” (the ’First Venice Set’) Trimmed to the platemark as usual with the signed tab. Sheet, 12 x 8 1/4 inches. A vague butterfly in upper left beam. Exceeding rare, possibly unique in this Glasgow Xth state. Glasgow unable to locate a copy. Illustrated with only a detail reproduction from Kennedy with an identical dark man at center. A slight vertical scratch in the image at lower right, and a few other minor flaws at sheet edges. Provenance: M. Knoedler plus several other unidentified annotations on verso.

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  • Movement & Style
    American Impressionist
  • Condition
    Good
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 12 in. x W 8.25 in.H 30.48 cm x W 20.96 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU41132274911
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