James Abbott McNeill Whistler
American (1834-1903)
The Doctor, 1894
Transfer lithograph
7×5 IN.

Chicago 110, Way 78. Only state. One of 3000 impressions printed by Way for the regular edition issued in The Pageant 1 (November 1896), p.29. A fine impression in fine condition aside from slight discoloration upper left and adhesive remnants, with full margins. Lifetime exhibitions: Paris 1895 (no.1379 as Le Docteur); London 1895-6 (no. 54); New York (no. 333); Chicago 1900a (no. 143 as Dr. William Whistler); Chicago 1900b (no. 73).
Portrait of Dr. William Whistler (1836-1900), the brother of the artist. The portrait was taken in 1894 when William, a notable London surgeon and physician, traveled to Paris in order to examine James' sick wife Beatrix.

$ 1,200