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James Abbott McNeill Whistler

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, by Harry Furniss, 1880s-1900s -NPG 3617 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler

by Harry Furniss
Pen and ink drawing on paper, with traces of pencil, 1880s-1900s
9 1/2 in. x 4 3/8 in. (241 mm x 111 mm)
NPG 3617

Inscriptionback to top

Inscr. in ink bottom left: ‘J. Mac Neil [sic] Whistler’.

This portraitback to top

See NPG collection 3337–3535, 3554–3620

Carol Blackett-Ord

Physical descriptionback to top

Whole-length to right, head three-quarters to right, with monocle in left eye and white lock, seated cross-legged on chair, cane in right hand, cigarette in left.

Provenanceback to top

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

Exhibitionsback to top

In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, 1995 (no cat. no.).

Reproductionsback to top

Denker 1995, p.81, fig.3:25.

Callow 2000, p.45.

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