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"Self-Portrait" c.1896

Gilded reeded, 82.4 x 62.8 x 7.2 stamp; v. (stretcher) "Maison CHAPUIS / BRISSOE (?) Freres, Neveux (?) Successeurs (?) / 20 quai de la Magisserie / 2. Rue des Bourdonnis (?) 2" CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) This work is one of several self-portraits from the 1890s and was painted in Whistler's Fitzroy Street studio, London. The dark colour scheme and the attempt to show the i…