The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

M.0084
Two men with a lantern

Two men with a lantern

Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Date: 1851/1852
Collection: Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB
Accession Number: 59.279
Medium: pencil, pen and dark brown ink
Support: buff paper
Size: 4 3/4 x 6 7/16-5" (121 x 163-165 mm)
Signature: 'J. Whistler' [incomplete]
Inscription: none

Date

Two men with a lantern dates from between 1851 and 1852.

Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery

It is fully catalogued in MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 84).

Images

Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Subject

Description

Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Two cloaked men, one seated at left, facing right, the other leaning towards him. A lantern at their feet casts light to right.

Technique

Technique

Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Two men with a lantern, Beaverbrook Art Gallery

See MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 84).

History

Provenance

For further details see MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 84); this record has been corrected.

Exhibitions

As far as is known, this was not exhibited in Whistler's lifetime.

Bibliography

Catalogues Raisonnés


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