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

Île de la Cité, Paris

Date:
1859
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, printed from canceled plate on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 8 × 11 1/2 inches (20.3 × 29.2 cm) and Image: 8 x 11 1/2 inches (20.3 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "a19715"; in graphite, lower center: "Isle de la Cité"

Lettered inside image, lower left: "Whistler- | Dec. 1859."; lower left: "Paris de la Galerie d'Ap."

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:
B2014.22.4
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | bridges (built works) | buildings | carts | cathedral | chimneys | church | cityscape | men | pillars | railing | street | towers | trees | windows | women
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Notre-Dame de Paris | Paris | Île de la Cité
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55715
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