Mar 05, 2020 - Sale 2532

Sale 2532 - Lot 14

Price Realized: $ 1,125
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
JAMES A. M. WHISTLER
Nursemaid and Child.

Etching and drypoint on antique cream laid paper, 1859. 907x132 mm; 3 3/4x5 1/8 inches, wide margins. MacDonald's second state (of 2), with the woman's nose retroussé and her mouth slightly smiling. Ex-collection Otto Gerstenberg (Lugt 2785, verso); and Paul von Bleichert (Lugt 2071a, lower right recto). A brilliant, richly-inked impression of this early etching.

MacDonald notes a total of approximately only 35 impressions of this subject. Kennedy 37; Glasgow 42.