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Whistler"s etchings

Wedmore, Frederick Sir

Whistler"s etchings

a study and a catalog

by Wedmore, Frederick Sir

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Published by P. & D. Colnaghi & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903,
  • Etching -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederick Wedmore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNE2115.W6 W4 1899
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6616564M
    LC Control Number19008433
    OCLC/WorldCa2769796

    In , working on a commissioned assignment for the Fine Art Society, Whistler spent little more than a year in Venice, creating art inspired by the scenes of the Italian mecca. Among his works were 90 pastels and 50 etchings, including those that formed the Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings set. In producing these etchings, it’s reported. Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1, best known under its colloquial name Whistler's Mother, is a painting in oils on canvas created by the American-born painter James McNeill Whistler in The subject of the painting is Whistler's mother, Anna McNeill painting is by inches (1, mm × 1, mm), displayed in a frame of Whistler's own : James McNeill Whistler.

    Estimate: $8, - $12, Description: JAMES ABBOTT MCNEILL WHISTLER (american ) "SAN BIAGO" (FROM TWENTY-SIX ETCHINGS SERIES) Edition of c. Pencil signed with the butterfly and inscribed ''imp'' in pencil on the tab, etching 8 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. ( x cm) Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell, publisher. Selected Etchings Of James A. Mc N. Whistler book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. James A. McN. Whistler () is general /5(3).

    James Abbott McNeill Whistler Lowell, Massachusetts – London Nocturne –80 etching and drypoint, printed in dark-brown ink on laid paper; x mm (7 13/16 x 11 Category s Impressionist James Abbott McNeill Whistler Art. Save 15%- James Whistler - The Lime-burner - Black and White Etching, 9 x 12 in Vintage Book Page, American Artist RaesVintage out of 5 stars (1,) $ Favorite.


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Whistler"s etchings by Wedmore, Frederick Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

James McNeill Whistler (–) ranks among the greatest of modern etchers, and this compilation features the best of his work in this genre.

Here are outstanding examples of his etchings and drypoints, most in the original size, and all reproduced with exceptional quality.4/5(6). Whistler's Etchings: A Study And A Catalogue () [Frederick Wedmore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This scarce antiquarian book is Whistlers etchings book facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. James McNeill Whistler (–) ranks among the greatest of modern etchers, and this compilation features the best of his work in this genre.

Here are outstanding examples of his etchings and drypoints, most in the original size, and all reproduced with exceptional : Etchings and Lithographs By James A.

McNeill Whistler from the Collection of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University Whistler, James A.

McNeill] Published by Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca (). All come from the Library’s extensive Whistler collection which includes over etchings, lithographs, and drawings, as well as photographs, technical materials, ephemera, correspondence, and books.

Etching is an intaglio printmaking technique that uses acid to etch lines below the surface of a metal plate. This is a catalogue raisonné of Whistlers etchings book etchings drypoints and mezzotints produced by James McNeill Whistler during his working career, between and his death in It is intended as a comprehensive guide to these works based on the works themselves, the copper plates, and documentary or published records.

This project explores the creative processes of the American-born artist, James McNeill Whistler (), as an etcher and printer.

A major figure in 19th century printmaking, Whistler created over etchings. The evolution of each etching from the copper plate through different states to the final print is described and fully illustrated.

Whistler’s etchings and drypoints were all drawn directly on the plate, some being worked on over a period of time, some finished at one sitting. He was accustomed to carrying copper plates and etching needles with him either wrapped in his pockets, or between the pages of a book.

Probably Whistler's earliest etching of the Thames, made soon after his move from Paris on 6 May Like other early Thames etchings it was originally printed in small numbers for private circulation, probably on the press in Seymour Haden's house in Sloane Street. Whistler was a serious and innovative printmaker, producing some etchings and about lithographs.

His imagery and the technical means that he developed for etching and for printing plates influenced not only his fellow printmakers in Europe and America but also many others who followed.

Allinson Gallery Index. American Fine Prints. The book is essentially all art plates, with small border notes by the Publisher, but there is 21 pages of text preceding the plates. The author was the keeper of the prints and drawings of the British Museum.

This edition was edited by Geoffrey Holme. Externally, the book has paper covered boards, and a cloth spine. Whistler liked to print this plate on this very thin, silky Japanese paper. Given by Sir Herbert Thompson PR.

The Menpes Children. Etching, c, printed on laid paper as the frontispiece to Whistler as I knew him by Mortimer Menpes, Londonno. of copies. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Stenographic Notations: Whistler's Late Etchings This paper will investigate the array of marks used by Whistler to indicate figures and locales in his late etchings. His increasingly sparse and fragmentary notation will be discussed in terms of writing, speaking and coded transcription.

In this book, he dismissed Whistler as an. James McNeill Whistler, original etching titled 'Longshore Men'.

The etching is second state of four and is signed in the Roe & Moore for lithographs, etchings & rare art books by & on James McNeil Whistler & other American artists and print makers.

In SeptemberJames McNeill Whistler boarded the Venice-bound night train in Paris. He was forty-five years old and bankrupt. What was to be a three-month stay in the Italian city--long enough to complete a set of twelve etchings--stretched to fourteen months. When Whistler returned to London, he brought back over fifty magnificent etchings and a hundred pastels.

There is a beautiful but expensive volume, The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler by Katharine A. Lochnan, but there is also a very nice and inexpensive Dover book, Etchings of James A. McNeill Whistler (Dover Art Collections) by Maria Naylor. James Abbott McNeill Whistler RBA (/ ˈ w ɪ s l ər /; J – J ) was an American artist active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom.

He was averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, and a leading proponent of the credo "art for art's sake". His signature for his paintings took the shape of a stylized butterfly Education: United States Military Academy.

Browse James Abbot McNeill Whistler Catalogue Raisonnés Online. Lowell (Massachusetts) - London. James Abbot McNeill Whistler grew up in New England. In the family moved to Russia, where he received his first drawing lessons at the St.

Petersburg Academy in   Books, Toys, Games and much more. Whistler's Etchings and the Sources of His Etching Style, by Katharine Jordan Lochnan. Hardcover $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online.

Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Author: Katharine Jordan Lochnan. Physical description. Etching by James Whistler, ‘Chelsea Bridge and Church’, from the Thames Set. Etched ca.printed and issued in as one of the ‘Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames, and Other Subjects,’ by Ellis and Green, 32 King Street, Covent Garden, in editions of one hundred.Whistler, James McNeill: The Kitchen The Kitchen, etching by James McNeill Whistler, Pennell Fund/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

(digital. id. cph 3b).Late inthe Fine Art Society published Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings, with the ink expertly manipulated in a manner that approaches monotype.

Whistler also devised a distinct new presentation, trimming the paper close to the plate line with a small tab left below to contain his emblematic butterfly signature.