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James Abbott McNeill Whistler. 1834-1903.

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Nursemaid and Child. 1859. Etching. Kennedy 37.ii; Glagow 42.ii. 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 (sheet 7 3/4 x 8 7/8). Glasgow records 33 known impressions. A rich impression printed on cream laid paper with full margins. There was no published edition of this rare etching. Signed 'Whistler' in the plate, lower left. $2,500.

This plate was etched around the same time asLandscape with Horse and probably shows Deborah Haden, Whistler's half sister, sitting in a park near Holloway with one of her younger children.

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Please click on the link to the Glasgow online catalog raisonné Nursemaid and Child.

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