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An image of Bibi Lalouette by James Abbott McNeill Whistler

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

(United States of America, England 11 Jul 1834 – 17 Jul 1903)

Title
Bibi Lalouette
Alternative title:
Bibi l'Alouette
Year
1859
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching and drypoint
Edition
ii of 2 states
Dimensions

22.4 x 15.1 cm platemark; 23.9 x 16.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., [incised plate] "Whistler. 1859.".
Credit
Purchased 1898
Accession number
438
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 33

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 13. no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis, Whistler to Freud: Etchings in Great Britain, Sydney, 2001. cat.no. 94

Exhibition history (5)

Hand and eye - a survey of artists' materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Various venues, 1970–1970

The Bitten Image: European etchings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jul 1980–14 Sep 1980

Victorian Childhood, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Feb 1999–19 Mar 1999

Whistler to Freud: etching in Great Britain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Aug 2001–11 Nov 2001

European prints and drawings 1500-1900, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Aug 2014–02 Nov 2014