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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Mortimer Menpes, British, 1855–1938

Whistler no. 2

1902–3

Etching and drypoint

platemark: 18.3 × 13.5 cm (7 3/16 × 5 5/16 in.); sheet: 34.9 × 15.9 cm (13 3/4 × 6 1/4 in.)
The Arthur Ross Collection
2012.159.94
This is one in a series of portraits of Whistler that Mortimer Menpes did during his time in Whistler’s studio and after the master’s death in 1903. This image was included in Menpes’s book, Whistler as I Knew Him, published in 1904.
Geography: 
Made in United Kingdom
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

William H. Schab Gallery, New York; Arthur Ross Foundation, New York, to 2012; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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