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Creator:
James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859)
Title:
The Open Book
Date:
1861
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, printed from canceled plate on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B2014.22.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
belt | book | bow (costume accessory) | buckle | buttons | chair | dress | genre subject | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55719
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