Regent's Quadrant, ca. 1885

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

Etching printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 6 1/2 × 4 3/4 inches (16.5 × 12.1 cm)

Anonymous bequest in memory of Hal H. Smith

62.58

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • People
  • Architecture
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Hansom cabs
  • Arch
  • Colonnade
  • Street
  • City
  • Cityscape
  • Etching
  • Carriage
  • Shop
  • London
  • Horse

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed in plate, upper right: [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, verso, center of sheet: WW Titled, lower center: Regent's Quadrant

Provenance

Howard Mansfield (New York, New York, USA); Harris G. Whittemore (Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA); Confidential donor; 1962-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Regent's Quadrant, ca. 1885, etching printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Anonymous bequest in memory of Hal H. Smith, 62.58.