JAMES A. M. WHISTLER Rag Pickers, Quartier Mouffetard, Paris.
Etching on Chine collé, 1858. 155x90 mm; 6x3 1/2 inches, full margins. MacDonald's fifth state (of 5), likely an early impression in this state printed by Delâtre, Paris, in the late 1850s (Delâtre printed many of Whistler's Paris etchings from the late 1850s on Chine collé. A superb, richly-inked impression. Kennedy 23; Glasgow 29.