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Whistler"s etchings and the sources of his etching style, 1855-1880

Katharine Jordan Lochnan

Whistler"s etchings and the sources of his etching style, 1855-1880

by Katharine Jordan Lochnan

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKatharine A. Lochnan.
    SeriesOutstanding theses in the fine arts from British universities
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNE2012.W45 L63 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 p., 317 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2399948M
    ISBN 100824000919
    LC Control Number87030034

    And the '50s were sort of his last major decade of output. The Whistler print on the other hand is one of the earliest prints he made just after he had gotten to Paris in the late s. The title of the installation, Whistler’s Etchings: An Art of Suggestion, is taken from a review of the artist’s Thames Set, which, while in itself positive, makes note of the criticism his etchings did receive: “It is one of the obvious charges against Mr. Whistler, as against many other masters of the etching-needle, that he constantly contents himself with slurring and hinting.

    James Abbott McNeill Whistler. The Unsafe Tenement. Etching. Kenniv; Glasgow iv. 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 (sheet 8 1/4 x 10 3/8). From the French Set (Douze Eaux-Fortes d'après Nature.) A very rich impression with plate tone printed on Japanese mulberry paper with full margins. Signed in the plate. James Whistler Etchings & Lithographs. James Abbott McNeill Whistler, an American-born () artist, is best known for his painted portrait familiar to most as "Whistler's Mother." Whistler spent much of his adult life in Europe, primarily England, where he was finally laid to rest at age

    This is a rare landscape etching by James McNeill Whistler ( - ) and it dates to around The image was probably done at the same time as Whistler was out sketching in Greenwich with his friend Seymour Haden. It is number 41 in Glasgow Universitys Catalogue Raisonne of his Etchings. Essay. Among history’s most inventive and influential printmakers, Whistler made nearly etchings over five decades. As a gifted young draftsman, he recognized the medium’s ability to record and reproduce sketches scratched quickly into the wax coating of copper plates; as a mature artist, he immersed himself in the complexities of etching, drypoint, and controlled inking to produce.


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Whistler"s etchings and the sources of his etching style, 1855-1880 by Katharine Jordan Lochnan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Whistler's etchings and the sources of his etching style, New York: Garland Pub., (OCoLC) Named Person: James McNeill Whistler; James McNeill Whistler; James McNeill Whistler: Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

James McNeill Whistler (–) ranks among the greatest of modern etchers, and this compilation features the best of his work in this genre.

Here are outstanding examples of his etchings and drypoints, most in the original size, and all reproduced with exceptional quality.4/5(6). InWhistler married Beatrice, widow of E. Godwin. On honeymoon, Whistler taught her to etch and she organised his etching plates and sales.

An artist and designer, she worked beside him, encouraging his pastels of young models, like the Pettigrew sisters, and his etchings and lithographs.

Some of his finest lithographs, like The Duet. For a quick overview of Whistler's etchings, this is a great resource. There is a brief introduction to the artist and some explanation of the various processes he used to create the prints. The bulk of the book is devoted to a catalogue of + prints of Whistler's with all but a few printed to their original sizes/5(3).

The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3. Save 20%. The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler.

"Etching is one of the most personal of the arts, and no artist has used it in a more personal way than Whistler." A very low number for this. Wraps. Condition: Very Good. Illustrated wraps. 24 pp.

Black and white illustrations throughout. A commemorative catalog of etchings and lithographs by James McNeill Whistler, issued after an exhibition in which all the work featured was sold en bloc.

With short descriptive commentary accompanying each entry. VERY GOOD+ condition. Light edgewear. [The kitchen] Etching by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Kennedy, 24 (third state). Second state is from his twelve etchings from nature. Signed on plate and in pencil with butterfly. Pennell Fund. This record Contributor: Whistler, James McNeill Date:   The critical reaction to Whistler's exhibitions of etchings has been extensively discussed and it is clear that critics found much to admire in his technique and effects, while some found the technique unappealing, especially in the vagueness of depiction and the use of ‘scratchy, incomplete, lines’.

4 One critic evoked a macabre mixture of bones, dirt, smoke and coagulated blood when he Author: Caroline Arscott. Enlarge Portrait of James McNeil Whistler London, London Stereographic Company Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution James Abbott McNeill Whistler, one of the most influential figures in the 19th-century art world, learned etching while employed in the cartographic section of the U.S.

Coast Survey. According to that agency's volume of Personnel. Through September 30 th, visitors to the Library of Congress Jefferson Building can explore a special display of original Whistler etchings alongside the artist’s etching needle and one of his original copper etching come from the Library’s extensive Whistler collection which includes over etchings, lithographs, and drawings, as well as photographs, technical materials.

ETCHINGS ‘That in Art, it is criminal to go beyond the means used in its exercise,’ wrote James McNeill Whistler in his book The Gentle Art of Making Enemies. Referring to the size of the 4/5.

Whistler was one of the most controversial artists of the last part of the nineteenth century and delighted in puncturing the stuffiness of the English whose lifes he delighted in enlivening. Yet despite his abrasive personality, his art is among the most subtle of his times.

Whistler made it his mission in England, where he spent the latter part of his life, to attack the notion that the. Whistler’s London sojourn sparked his love for etching as well as for the city itself: it became his adopted home as an adult and the subject of his some of his earliest mature etchings.

Rather than depicting the fashionable life of the great capital, he instead turned his attention to the Thames River, focusing on the curveFile Size: 1MB. The Etchings Of James McNeill Whistler. Katharine A. Lochnan. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. analyses the sources and character of Whistler's etching style in the context of his relationship to his contemporaries and to Rembrandt and other Old Masters this book establishes and documents for the first time his status Seller Rating: % positive.

The Hunterian’s Whistler Collection comprises 80 oil paintings, several hundred drawings, watercolours and pastels, and over 1, impressions of his etchings and lithographs, as well as extensive holdings of his artist’s materials, including brushes, etching plates, and printmaking tools.

1 Charles Baudelaire, ‘The Salon of ’, Art in Paris reviews of salons and other exhibitions, translated by Jonathan Mayne, London: Phaidon Press,P.quoted in Katharine A Lochnan Whistler’s etchings and the sources of his etching style —, New York and London: Garland Publishing,p.

Condition: Good ++. No Jacket. Edition not Stated. This is a fascinating and uncommon art book,as it not only reprints most of the works by this famous artist, but it also prints different "States" made of the same print, but with variations.

uncut, a fine copy. An important work on Whistler's etchings with a item list of his etchings. Full text of "The etchings of James McNeill Whistler" See other formats ' 4" «c LA -> n THE ETCHINGS OF JAMES M C NEILL WHISTLER f A/ THE ETCHINGS OF JAMES M C NEILL WHISTLER BY CAMPBELL DODGSON, M.A., C.B.E.

KEEPER OF THE PRINTS AND DRAWINGS AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM EDITED BY GEOFFREY HOLME PUBLISHED BY THE STUDIO, LIMITED, LONDON.

His paintings, etchings, lithographs and pastels epitomize the modern penchant for creating "art for art's sake," an axiom celebrated by Whistler and others in the Aesthetic movement. They also represent one of the earliest shifts from traditional representational art.

His etchings range from simple plein air sketches done in one sitting to elaborate compositions that underwent multiple states (changes to the printing plate) before completion.

A tireless experimenter, Whistler exploited various papers, inks, and ways of wiping his plates to create the luminous effects he sought. Since the world began there have only been two supreme etchers — Rembrandt and Whistler,” Joseph Pennell writes in his book Etchers and l, an .James McNeill Whistler's original etching, Sketching, was first published in a Junior Etching Club portfolio entitled, Passages from Modern English Poets in by Day & Son in London.

It was placed within the text to illustrate a poem by Charles MacKay () entitled, A River Scene, and was initially listed in the table of contents under that title.

Whistler is my second favorite etcher, after only Rembrandt, and that’s saying something. His masterfully atmospheric etchings could capture with equal aplomb the delicate grace of a young girl or the rough textures of the London waterfront. Etching is a painstaking process.