Cameo, No. 1 (Mother and Child)

Maker(s)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1885-1888
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17.5 x 12.7 cm (6 7/8 x 5 in)
Geography
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.108
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Etching

Keywords
child, etching, United States, woman
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Label

Whistler etchings are identified by "G" numbers as assigned in "James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonne," by Margaret F. McDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock (University of Glasgow, 2012), http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. This print is G459 state 1 of 1.

Published References
  • Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, Joanna Meacock. James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonée., 2012. .
  • Howard Mansfield. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Chicago, 1909. .
  • Katharine Lochnan. The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. New Haven and London, 1984. .
  • Edward G. Kennedy. The Etched Work of Whistler: Illustrated by Reproductions in Collotype of the Different States of the Plates. 4 vols., New York, 1910. .
  • Thomas Lawton Linda Merrill. Freer: a legacy of art. Washington and New York, 1993. p. 42, fig. 29.
  • With Kindest Regards: The Correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler 1890-1903. Washington. p. 78, fig. 20.
  • Hélène Valance. Rematriating James McNeill Whistler: The Circulation of Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1: Portrait of the Artist’s Mother. Terra Foundation Essays, Circulation: Vol 3, June 2017. p. 135, fig. 7.
  • Ruth Fine with an annotated bibliography by Eric Denker. Drawing Near: Whistler Etchings from the Zelman Collection. Los Angeles, 1984. p. 160.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum