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Creator:
Print made by James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859)
Title:
Monitors
Date:
1887
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, greened white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 x 8 11/16 inches (14.3 x 22 cm) and Image: 5 1/2 x 8 11/16 inches (14 x 22 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "No. 22 | 33623"; lower right: "Slight burr on Monitor."

collector's stamp of Harris G. Whittemore (Lugt 1384a), in gray ink, on back, upper center; collector's stamp of Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342) in blue ink, on back, lower right

artist's butterfly emblem, in black ink, within image, lower left

Signed with graphite butterfly monogram, lower left, and on verso, lower right

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Robert N. Whittemore, Yale BS 1943
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2002.8.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | bonnet | clouds | fleet review | flotilla | genre subject | hats | jubilee | marine art | masts | men | navy | sailing | sea | ships | smoke | warships | woman
Associated Places:
England | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Whistler " The Naval Review " (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-05-19 - 2005-08-15)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54597
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