Boston Public LibraryJames McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Lithographs, Etchings, and Drawings / American Artists
- The forge
A blacksmith is standing before the forge. Back of him stand two helpers. In the background, at the left, is the face of a woman; at the right, are a man, woman, and child.
- Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
- Name on Item:
Boston Public Library
- Collection (local):
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Lithographs, Etchings, and Drawings
- 1 print : drypoint ; plate mark 20 x 32 cm
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Title from catalogue raisonné.
Kennedy: K. 68
Handwritten on item: Fine early impression with white spot near head of smith. "One of sixteen etchings" (Thames set)
- Notes (date):
Date from item.
- Notes (citation):
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie). "The etched work of Whistler ; compiled, arranged and described by Edward G. Kennedy, with an introduction by Royal Cortissoz." Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978, San Francisco.
- Notes (object):
Third state of four.
New horizontal lines are in the space above the hanging tools; there are cross-lines on the face of the anvil, and new heavy oblique lines on the base which supports it. A few heavy vertical lines are on the forge flue, and there is closer work all over the plate.
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