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Soupe à Trois Sous (Soup for Three Cents)

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American born James Abbot McNeill Whistler lived in England but traveled frequently to the continent (especially France, Italy, the Netherlands) for artistic inspiration from friends (Legros and Courbet in France) and from landscape and cityscape. In Soupe à Trois Sous (Soup for Three Cents),...

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Inscription

In plate, center: Whistler; Verso: iin graphite, l.l.: EW; l.r.: a 97934 (Kennedy Gallery no.)

Signed

signed

Provenance

Kennedy Galleries, NY; Holman Print Shop, Boston; from whom purchased by Stephanie Loeb (Stepanek), 1969; her gift to MFA December 29, 2006

Credit Line

Gift of Stephanie Loeb Stepanek in memory of Frank Dolloff

1859

Catalogue Raisonné

Kennedy 49, only state; Mansfield 49

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.2 x 22.7 cm (6 x 8 15/16 in.) Sheet: 19.5 x 31.5 cm (7 11/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2125

Medium or Technique

Etching on blue paper

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