- The Open Book
- Etching and drypoint, printed from canceled plate on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 12 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches (32.7 x 24.4 cm), Plate: 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches (14.9 x 11.4 cm), and Image: 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches (14.9 x 11.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "57 56"; inscribed in graphite, center left: "6 x 4 1/2"; lower right; "Not catalogued"
Lettered inside image, lower right: "Whistler. 1861"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Robert N. Whittemore, Yale BS 1943
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- belt | book | bow (costume accessory) | buckle | buttons | chair | dress | genre subject | woman
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859), The Open Book, 1861
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