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Grand'Place, Brussels, ca. 1887

  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903
  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

Etching printed in dark brown ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 8 3/4 × 5 5/8 inches (22.2 × 14.3 cm)

Anonymous bequest in memory of Hal H. Smith

62.54

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Exterior
  • People
  • Architecture
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Sculpture
  • Building
  • Palace
  • Square (open space)
  • City
  • Etching
  • Market (event)
  • Streetscape
  • Brussels
  • Vegetables

Signed in plate, center right edge: [Whistler's butterfly device] In pencil on tab, lower left center: [Whistler's butterfly device followed by] imp.

Stamp in blue, verso: Howard Mansfield [Lugt 1342] Stamp in black, verso: HW [Harris Whittemore, see Lugt 1342]

Inscribed in pencil, lower right corner, verso: [illegible two digit or letter notation] | [Whistler's butterfly device]

Howard Mansfield (New York, New York, USA)

Harris G. Whittemore (Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA)

Confidential donor

1962-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Grand'Place, Brussels, ca. 1887, etching printed in dark brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Anonymous bequest in memory of Hal H. Smith, 62.54.