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January 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Turkeys

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2877BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 22, 2016 12:00PM


James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)

Turkeys, 1880, final state of two (MacDonald, 236ii/ii; Kennedy, 199ii/ii). Butterfly monogram in pencil l.l. and within the plate. Etching on paper, plate size 8 1/8 x 5 in. (20.4 x 12.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Trimmed to plate mark except for signature tab, toning, staining (probably from an adhesive on verso) l.c., several small fox marks, floated within the mat, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: From the collection of George Jones Dyer; Norfolk, Connecticut,by descent to the current owners.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Hinged at upper corners. Old hinge residue/stain on recto and verso l.c. No additional issues to report.

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James Abbott McNeill, George Jones Dyer, Norfolk