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Whistler, James Abbott McNeill
North American; American
American; 1834-1903 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
James McNeill Whistler
French; act. late 19th cen. Europe,France,?le-de-France (region),Ville de Pari
Belfond & Cie.
French; c. 1891-1894 Europe,France,?le-de-France (region),Ville de Pari
Belfond & Cie.
Draped Figure, Reclining
Draped Figure Reclining
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Lithograph, from thin, transparent transfer paper, from five stones, in black (keystone), bluish-green, olive green, yellowish green, yellow, purple-brown, pale ochre, orange-red, and rose ink, on ivory plate paper
Young woman, probably Rose Pettigrew, in diaphanous gown, holding fan and reclining on sofa draped in fabric
North and Central America,North America,United States
image: 180 x 258 mm (218 x 285 mm with four registration marks and color notations); sheet: 278 x 367 mm
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Bryan Lathrop Collection
Signed with butterfly on keystone, upper right, in imageSigned with butterfly in graphite, lower left, below imageInscribed in upper right in respective colors: "No 1 noir," "No 4 vert ombre," "No 5 rose clair"
Drawing produced by Whistler in London. Transferred and printed by Belfond, possibly with Whistler's assistance, in Paris.Although five color stones were used, a number of impressions demonstrate that certain stones were inked with more than one color.
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