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Creator:
Print made by James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859)
Title:

The Fleet: Evening

Former Title(s):

"The Naval Review": The Fleet: Evening

Part Of:

Collective Title: Jubilee Set: Navel Review Series

Date:
1887
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, cream antique laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 9/16 x 8 11/16 inches (14.1 x 22 cm), Plate: 5 9/16 x 8 11/16 inches (14.1 x 22 cm), and Image: 5 9/16 x 8 11/16 inches (14.1 x 22 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center on back: "(Naval Review) | The Fleet. Evening"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "[?WX IX.]"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "[?W] | [?B.I.] | [?n]"

Watermarked, center: shield design under which are the letters "GR"; marked in black ink, center on back: "HW" stamped in monogram (this is the collector's mark of Harris G Whittemore); marked in blue ink, lower right on back: "HM" stamped in monogram (this is the collector's mark of Howard Mansfield)

Lower right within image: butterfly design representing Whistler's signature

Signed with graphite butterfly monogram, lower left

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Robert N. Whittemore, Yale BS 1943
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2002.8.10
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | flags | fleet | fleet review | jubilee | marine art | masts | navy | sails | sea | ships
Associated Places:
England | Europe | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54605
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