Portrait of a Lady

Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
Etching, ink on paper
H x W (sheet and image): 13.3 x 9.7 cm (5 1/4 x 3 13/16 in)
United States
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


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

William P. Carl Fine Arts

Published References
  • Ralph Thomas. A Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott MacNeill Whistler. London. cat. 31.
  • Katharine Lochnan. Katharine Lochnan to Kenneth Myers, 1/20/2003., January 20, 2003. .
  • Margaret F. MacDonald. Margaret MacDonald to Kenneth Myers, 11/21/2002. .
  • H. Nazeby Harrington. The Engraved Work of Sir Francis Seymour Haden, P.R.E.: An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue. Liverpool. .
  • Howard Mansfield. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Chicago, 1909. appendix II.
  • The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vol., Chicago and New York, 1998. fig. 116.
  • 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. .
  • Katharine Lochnan. The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. New Haven and London, 1984. pp.59-66,107,112.
  • Richard Dorment, Margaret F. MacDonald, Tate Gallery Publications. James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. London. pp. 70-73.
  • Katharine Lochnan. Whistler's Etchings and the Sources of His Etching Style, 1855-1880. Outstanding Theses in the Fine Arts from British Universities New York. pp. 96-101,147-9.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

Copyright with museum