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James Abbott McNeill Whistler

(Lowell, MA, July 11, 1834 - July 17, 1903, London, England)

Reading by Lamplight, 1859
Etching and drypoint on paper
6 5/16 x 4 11/16 in. (160.34 x 119.06 mm)

Creation Place: North America, American, Massachusetts
Technique: Etching and drypoint
Credit Line: Gift of Loren Barton Miller
Accession Number: P75.63


Catalogue Raisonné
Kennedy 32 ii/ii. Glasgow 37, iii/iii.

This is Whistler's sister Dasha, who was very nearsighted. She married the artist Francis Seymour Haden.

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  • Image Dimensions: 6 5/16 x 4 11/16 in. (16.03 x 11.91 cm)
  • Plate Dimensions: 6 5/16 x 4 11/16 in. (160.34 x 119.06 mm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Sheet Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 6 7/16 in. (219.08 x 163.51 mm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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