Current Inventory by Mortimer Menpes

Whistler Portrait No. 7 (Six Faces of Whistler)

Artist: Mortimer Menpes
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    Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938), Whistler Portrait No. 7 (Six Faces of Whistler), drypoint, 1902-3, signed in pencil and inscribed “imp” bottom right margin. Reference: Morgan 237. Watermark: No. 1 in a diamond. The matrix in good condition, with very wide margins (defects in margins including folds, loss upper right, light mat stains, creases, other defects), 7 3/8 x 5 3/8, the sheet 16 x 10 inches. A brilliant impression of this iconic print, with much drypoint burr. Provenance: A private collection (USA) David Tunick, Inc., New York Menpes, a Whistler a pupil and studio assistant in the 1880’s, made a […]

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