The Tyresmith, 1890, printed in 1904

  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903
  • Frederick Goulding, English, 1842 - 1909

Lithograph printed in black ink on heavy cream laid paper

  • Framed: Image: 6 1/2 × 6 3/4 inches (16.5 × 17.1 cm) Sheet: 13 3/4 × 10 1/8 inches (34.9 × 25.7 cm)

Gift of Julius H. Haas

30.351

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Exterior
  • Lithography
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Lithograph

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, on stone, center left edge: [Whistler's butterfly device]

Watermark: [top half of heraldic device] Stamp, in brown, lower left, verso: R. Birnie Philip

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: W. 27 K 32807 Inscribed, lower left, verso: K27 Inscribed, lower right, verso: Tyresmith | W27

Provenance

Rosalind Birnie Philip (London, England). 1930-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bulletin of the DIA 12, 4 (1931): pp. 41-43.

Rights Status

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, The Tyresmith, 1890, printed in 1904, lithograph printed in black ink on heavy cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Julius H. Haas, 30.351.