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James Abbott McNeill Whistler. 1834-1903.

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The Unsafe Tenement. 1858. Etching. Kennedy 17,iv; Glasgow 18.iv. 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 (sheet 8 1/4 x 10 3/8). Glasgow records 74 known impressions. Series: Douze Eaux-Fortes d'après Nature (French set). Glasgow lists 74 known impressions. Illustrated: Salaman, The Great Painter Etchers from Rembrandt to Whistler. A very rich impression with plate tone printed in brown/black ink on fine laid paper with full margins. Signed in the plate. $2,750.

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The Unsafe Tenement was drawn during Whistler's etching tour of the Rhineland between 14 August and 7 October 1858. Other etchings from that time include The Dog on the Kennel ( Glasgow 19), Street at Saverne ( Glasgow14), La Marchande de Moutarde (Glasgow 20) and Liverdun (Glasgow 13).

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Please click on the link to the Glasgow online catalogue raisonné The Unsafe Tenement.

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