This work is not currently on view.
etching and drypoint on cream laid Japan paper
edition size unknown
2 of 2
- Catalogue Raisonné
- Dimensions (H x W x D)
plate: 6 in x 9 in; sheet: 7 3/4 in x 11 1/8 in
- Inscriptions & Markings
signature: Whistler 1859, printed, lower left [in image]
- Collection Area
- Object Type
- Credit Line
Gift of Henry Failing Cabell
- Accession Number
Whistler created images of children throughout his career. The casual pose of the child and the lightly etched lines give this portrait a freshness and immediacy. Little is known of the sitter, who regards the artist with an alert and attentive expression.