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Reading a Book

A work made of drypoint, with drypoint cancellation, in black ink on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of drypoint, with drypoint cancellation, in black ink on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1873/74

Artist:

James McNeill Whistler
American, 1834-1903

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James McNeill Whistler

Title

Reading a Book

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1873–1874

Medium

Drypoint, with drypoint cancellation, in black ink on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Plate: 12.6 × 7.6 cm (5 × 3 in.); Sheet, sight, bound: 38 × 23.9 cm (15 × 9 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1933.774.21

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