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The Open Book

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 89
Date: 1861
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 152 x 115 mm
Signed: 'Whistler.' at lower right
Inscribed: '1861' at lower right
Set/Publication: 'Cancelled Plates', 1879
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 17
Catalogues: K.84; M.79
Impressions taken from this plate  (17)
The Open Book dates from 1861. Whistler etched the date '1861' on the copper plate. A similar size plate of this date is Battersea Dawn (Cadogan Pier) [95].