09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) The Forge

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM


James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)

The Forge, 1861, final state of four (Kennedy, 68). Signed and dated within the plate. Etching and drypoint on laid paper, plate size 7 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (19.3 x 31.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Laid down, toning, deckled edges to three sides.

N.B. This image was included in Whistler's Sixteen Etchings of the Scenes on the Thames
, published in 1871.
Estimate $250-350

The sheet measures and is laid down to card board.8 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. All but the lower edge are deckled.


James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Thames