Lot 325: JAMES A. M. WHISTLER Rotherhithe.
03 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
JAMES A. M. WHISTLER
Etching and drypoint on antique, cream laid paper, 1860. 275x195 mm; 10 7/8x7 3/4 inches, full margins. MacDonald's sixth state (of 6), with the drypoint lines across the chest and pipe of the man smoking at left. Gryphon with the letters PD watermark. A brilliant, richly-inked impression with velvety burr, the multitude of delicate lines in the sky all distinct and with very strong contrasts. Kennedy 66; Glasgow 70.