The Kitchen

James McNeill Whistlerca. 1858

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: The Kitchen
  • Creator: James McNeill Whistler
  • Date Created: ca. 1858
  • Subject Keywords: genre, labor, print states
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Whistler/Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171.”
  • Print State: Third of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1952
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on laid paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Printed from the cancelled plate. The plate was destroyed after 50 impressions were published in 1885 by the Fine Art Society.
  • Dimensions: 1903
  • Bibliography: Kennedy 24 iii/iii, from destroyed plate
  • Associated People: Created by James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
  • Accession Number: 1952.D3.6b