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"A girl in a green toga" c.1893-1895

Glass mount; 34.8 x 24.6 (1) s. with a butterfly; c.r.
(2) Stamp. v. "W. HOLLAND" CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) In this drawing rippling lines of drapery contrast with the soft blur of shading. Whistler used three different techniques for the three areas of the drawing - face, robe and shadow. Both the point and the side of the charcoal were used, drawn and rubbed to gain va…