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Elinor Leyland

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (1834-1903)

Drypoint in black ink on laid paper


James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Elinor Leyland

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

Elinor Leyland, 1873

Drypoint in black ink on laid paper

30.90h x 20.40w cm


Dimensions: Plate:  212 x 137 mm. 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. Sheet: 309 x 204 mm. 12 1/8 x 8 in.

Reference: Kennedy 109 vii/vii, unique touched proof; Glasgow 137 viii/viii, unique touched proof (unknown to Margaret McDonald)
Signature: Signed with the artist’s butterfly monogram, within the plate, middle right
Provenance: Harris Whittemore Collection, Waterbury, CT; to
John P. Elton (1865-1948; a friend of Whittemore), Waterbury, CT;
By descent to his heirs, U.S.A