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"Deborah Haden with her baby Annie" 1848

Royal (1) s. l.l. "JW"
(2) Inscr. "No. 92"

CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) Deborah was Whistler's half-sister who married Francis Seymour Haden, a surgeon, print collector and etcher, in 1847. Annie, was the eldest of their four children who often posed for Whistler. (See also GLAHA 46005). The use of loose, short, curving lines gives the figures a rounded look. This drawin…