Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
Printer Frederick Goulding, English, 1842 - 1909
Title
  • The Blacksmith
Date 1895, printed in 1903
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on cream laid paper
Dimensions Image: 8 1/2 × 6 1/2 inches (21.6 × 16.5 cm)
Sheet: 13 5/8 × 8 3/8 inches (34.6 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Julius H. Haass
Accession Number 30.355
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, on stone, lower right: [Whistler's butterfly device]
Marks Watermark: (O.W.P.) & A.C.L
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: To | F. Goulding. | with confidence | R. Birnie Philip.
Inscribed, lower left: W. 90 | K 32892
Inscribed, lower right corner: 1106
Inscribed, in blue pencil, lower right corner: FG. [monogram]
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner, verso: B3084
Inscribed, lower right corner: Blacksmith
F. Goulding;
Rosalind Birnie Philip (London, England).
1930-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 12, 4 (1931): pp. 41-43 (ill.).