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Nocturne

A work made of lithotint, on a prepared half-tint ground, in black with scraping, on blue laid paper, laid down on ivory plate paper (chine collé).
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  • A work made of lithotint, on a prepared half-tint ground, in black with scraping, on blue laid paper, laid down on ivory plate paper (chine collé).

Date:

1878, published 1887

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Nocturne

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1878

Medium

Lithotint, on a prepared half-tint ground, in black with scraping, on blue laid paper, laid down on ivory plate paper (chine collé)

Dimensions

Image: 17.1 × 25.9 cm (6 3/4 × 10 1/4 in.); Primary support: 17 × 25.8 cm (6 3/4 × 10 3/16 in.); Secondary support: 34.1 × 49.8 cm (13 7/16 × 19 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Crown Family in honor of James N. Wood

Reference Number

2004.529

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