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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:
1888
Medium:
Etching, drypoint, aquatint and roulette, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 x 12 5/16 inches (44.1 x 31.3 cm), Plate: 13 x 8 13/16 inches (33 x 22.4 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 3/16 inches (22.3 x 18.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "6eme stat avec la remaigne recommencer, tui à 3p, no. 17 [...]"

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

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:
B1992.21.3
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:3399
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