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The Beggars, from "Twelve Etchings from Nature"


James McNeill Whistler



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Beggars, from 'Twelve Etchings from Nature', James McNeill Whistler
The Beggars, from "Twelve Etchings from Nature": Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Prints | Etching and drypoint
Size: 12 1/16 x 8 1/4 in. (30.64 x 20.96 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: LL verso, in pencil: [MK 33268] LL on tab, in pencil: [(butterfly symbol)] and [imp.] Watermark: [W W]
Physical Description: woman and barefoot girl, both wearing headscarves, standing at the opening to a shadowy alleyway; shadowy figure at center in alley; two women carrying baskets on yokes and another figure on street and end of alley
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Edith and Norman Garmezy
Accession Number: P.98.26.18
Artist: James Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1834 - 1903
Added to Site: February 28, 2009