Sketching, No. 1, 1861

  • Day and Son, English, active 1860 - 1880
  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

Etching and drypoint printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 4 3/4 × 6 1/2 inches (12.1 × 16.5 cm) Sheet: 6 1/4 × 9 1/8 inches (15.9 × 23.2 cm)

Bequest of Hal H. Smith

45.410

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Sketching
  • Drypoint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • River
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Artist
  • Man
  • Drypoint
  • Etching
  • Tree
  • Boat
  • Pulling boat
  • Marine (visual work)
  • United states
  • Thames

Signed in plate, lower right: Whistler

Inscribed, dated in plate, lower center: London, Published December 1st. 1861, by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen. Upper right: PL. 45.

1945-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Sketching, No. 1, 1861, etching and drypoint printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Hal H. Smith, 45.410.