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The Storm

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1861
Medium:
Drypoint; third state of three, from the cancelled plate as published in 1879 by the Fine Art Society (Glasgow); printed in black ink on ivory laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 6 3/16 × 11 3/16 in. (15.7 × 28.4 cm) Sheet: 8 1/8 × 12 1/2 in. (20.6 × 31.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of James N. Rosenberg, 1957
Accession Number:
57.609.26
Not on view
Signature: In plate: "Whistler/1861" at lower right

Inscription: In graphite: "Storm. Whistler",recto,
not by Whistler
Donor: James N. Rosenberg (American, Allegheny City, Pennsylvania 1874–1970 White Plains, New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 27, 2012–November 18, 2012.

Kennedy 81 only state; Glasgow 81 iii/iii (cancelled plate); Mansfield 83
Howard Mansfield A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Caxton Club, 1909, cat. no. 35.

Edward Guthrie Kennedy, Royal Cortissoz The Etched Work of Whistler: illustrated by reproductions in collotype of the different states of the plates. The Grolier Club, 1910, cat. no. 36 ii/ii.

Katharine A. Lochnan The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Ex. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 14–November 11, 1984; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, November 24, 1984–January 13, 1985. Yale University Press, Art Gallery of Ontario, New Haven, 1984, cat. no. 85, pp. 131, 132, 165, 279.

Allen Staley The Post-Pre-Raphaelite Print: etching, illustration, reproductive engraving, and photography in England in and around the 1860s. Ex. cat., Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University. New York, 1995, That in the catalogue, version at the New York Public Library., cat. no. 76, p. 130, ill.

Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Joanna Meacock James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné, University of Glasgow on-line website at http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. University of Glasgow, 2012, cat. no. 45 ii/ii.



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