The Lime-burner, 1859

  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Overall: 9 3/4 × 6 7/8 inches (24.8 × 17.5 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman

46.169

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Standing
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Ladders
  • Passage
  • Warehouse
  • Street
  • River
  • Worker
  • Man
  • Etching
  • Wharf
  • Barrel (container)
  • Cart
  • Barge
  • United states
  • London

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed on plate, lower right: Whistler

Inscribed, dated on plate, lower right: 1859 Kennedy 46 II

Provenance

1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, The Lime-burner, 1859, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman, 46.169.