Annie Seated. 1858-59. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 30.ii; Glasgow 32.iii. 5 3/4 x 3 3/4. Illustrated: Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress; Lumsden, The Art of Etching; Keppel, The Golden Age of Engraving. Signed in the plate. A fine impression on cream laid paper with full margins. $850. Another impression on very slightly blue-toned paper with wide margins. Signed and titled in the plate. $950.
Ann Harriet Haden, known as Annie (Born 1848) was the eldest daughter of Whistler's half-sister, Deborah and the famous etcher, Sir Francis Seymour Haden. At the time of this etching, she would have been about 10 years old. Her older brother, Francis Seymour Haden Jr., is the subject of another Whistler etching: Seymour Standing Under a Tree (Kennedy 31 Glasgow 30).
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