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James McNeill Whistler

Nocturne (Kennedy 184; Glasgow 222)

James McNeill Whistler

James McNeill Whistler

Nocturne (Kennedy 184; Glasgow 222)

Nocturne (Kennedy 184; Glasgow 222)

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James McNeill Whistler

1834 - 1903

Nocturne (Kennedy 184; Glasgow 222)


Etching and drypoint, 1879-80, Glasgow's 8th state of 9, from the First Venice Set, on laid paper, framed

sheet: 204 by 299 mm 8 by 11¾ in

framed: 403 by 502 mm 15⅞ by 19¾ in

The print is in generally good condition apart from lacking the signature tab and a 1 inch repaired tear in the upper right corner with associated spots of discolored adhesive. The sheet with faint, uneven discoloration, visible primarily on the verso, and an occasional small fox mark. A thinned spot in the water at lower left near the plate mark, breaking very slightly through. (The corners slightly softened.)


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