James Abbott McNeill Whistler

1 portrait

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, by Harry Furniss, 1880s-1900s -NPG 3618 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

by Harry Furniss
Pen and ink on paper., 1880s-1900s
5 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. (140 mm x 115 mm) overall
NPG 3618


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Inscriptionback to top

Signed in ink lower centre: ‘Hy. F’;
inscr. in pencil top left: ‘Q Bohemia’;
and top right: ‘Chap I / Whistler’.
On back, inscr. in ink, crossed through in pencil: ‘Punch chap VI’.

This portraitback to top

Neither NPG 3617 nor NPG 3618 is listed in Gallatin 1918.

See NPG collection 3337–3535, 3554–3620

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Physical descriptionback to top

Quarter-length, profile to left, with prominent chin, white lock, moustache and goatee, smoking cigarette.

Conservationback to top

Remounted September 1996

Provenanceback to top

The artist; his sons, from whom purchased (through Theodore Cluse), March 1948.

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