Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
Publisher Messrs. Dowdeswell, English
  • Turkeys
  • Second Venice Set (series title)
Date 1880
Medium etching printed in dark brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 8 1/8 × 5 1/8 inches (20.6 × 13 cm)
Credit Line Anonymous bequest in memory of Hal H. Smith
Accession Number 62.52
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in plate, lower left: [Whistler's butterfly device]
In pencil on tab, lower left center: [Whistler's butterfly device followed by] ip.
Marks Stamp in blue, verso: Howard Mansfield [Lugt 1342]
Stamp in black, verso: HW [Harris Whittemore; see Lugt 1342]
Howard Mansfield (New York, New York, USA);
Harris G. Whittemore (Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA);
Confidential donor;
1962-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)