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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Annie Seated, 1858-59, final state (Glasgow, 32 iii/iii; Kennedy, 30 ii/ii). Signed and titled within the plate. Etching on chine collé, plate size 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. (13.1 x 9.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, margins glued to facing mat, toning, mat burn, staining.
N.B. The sitter is Annie Harriet Haden (1848-1937), the daughter of artist Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). Whistler stayed with the family in early 1858 at their home in Sloane Street, London. At this time Annie was nine years old.
The sheet measures 10 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches. There are old hinges to one edge. The staining includes corregated cardboard marks visible primarily on the verso. The frame measures 13 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 1 inch.
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