Artist Sir Leslie Ward, English, 1851-1922
Printer Vincent Brooks, Day & Son
  • A Symphony (Portrait of James McNeill Whistler)
  • Men of the Day (series title)
Date 1878
Medium color lithograph
Dimensions Image: 12 1/8 × 7 1/4 inches (30.8 × 18.4 cm)
Sheet: 15 7/8 × 10 1/8 inches (40.3 × 25.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Carl F. Barnes, Jr. and Anna M. Barnes
Accession Number F1984.36
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in image lower right: SPY
Inscriptions Printed, in margin, lower center: "a symphony"
Printed, upper left: VANITY FAIR
Printed, upper right: Jan. 12 1978
Printed, lower left: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Lith. Annotations
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper left, 459.
Paul Victorius (Charlottesville, Virginia, USA).
Carl F. Barnes, Jr. and Anna M. Barnes;
1984-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
From Line to Tone, Selected Prints from the Collection of Carl F. Jr., and Anna M. Barnes. Exh. cat, Meadow Brook Art Gallery. Rochester, MI, 1984, p. 31 (unpaginated). no. 54.

James McNeill Whistler. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1984, no. 54, p. 7 (unpaginated).

Matthews, Roy T. and Peter Mellini. In 'Vanity Fair.' London and Berkeley, 1982 (ill.) p. 76 (listed) p. 222.

Vanity Fair, 480, January 12, 1878, no. 170.