Portrait of a Lady

Artist: James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
Historical period(s)
Etching, ink on paper
H x W (sheet and image): 13.3 x 9.7 cm (5 1/4 x 3 13/16 in)
United States
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


portrait, United States, woman
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Ralph Thomas. A Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott MacNeill Whistler. London. cat. 31.
  • H. Nazeby Harrington. The Engraved Work of Sir Francis Seymour Haden, P.R.E.: An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue. Liverpool. .
  • Howard Mansfield. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Chicago, 1909. appendix II.
  • The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler. 2 vol., Chicago and New York, 1998. fig. 116.
  • Edward G. Kennedy. The Etched Work of Whistler: Illustrated by Reproductions in Collotype of the Different States of the Plates. 4 vols., New York, 1910. appendix II.
  • Katharine Lochnan. The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. New Haven and London, 1984. pp.59-66,107,112.
  • Richard Dorment, Margaret F. MacDonald, Tate Gallery Publications. James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat. London. pp. 70-73.
  • Katharine Lochnan. Whistler's Etchings and the Sources of His Etching Style, 1855-1880. Outstanding Theses in the Fine Arts from British Universities New York. pp. 96-101,147-9.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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