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Creator:
Henri Charles Guérard, 1846–1897, French
after James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859)
Title:

Portrait of Whistler

Additional Title(s):

Whistler's "Portrait of Himself"

Date:
ca. 1888
Medium:
Etching, drypoint, and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige Japanese paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 5/8 x 12 13/16 inches (47.3 x 32.5 cm), Plate: 12 15/16 x 8 7/8 inches (32.8 x 22.5 cm), and Image: 8 11/16 x 7 1/4 inches (22.1 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, center right: reproduction of Whistler's signature and butterfly mark; in graphite, lower left: "Japon, tre(?) à 22, no 8 [...]"

artist's stamp of Henri Guérard (Lugt 1157), in red ink, lower center

Lettered within image, lower left: "Whistler"; center left: "H. GUERARD. SC."

Signed in pen and black ink lower left: "H Guérard"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Jeanne K. Welcher
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1992.21.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | collar | hat | man | portrait | self-portrait
Associated People:
Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834–1903), painter and printmaker
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3398
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