Whistler's Greatest Etchings: The 1889 Amsterdam Set

June 28, 2003 – February 1, 2004

Freer Gallery of Art
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Retrace the development of Whistler's artistry by comparing 14 rare Amsterdam impressions with major examples of the artist's earlier work as a printmaker. Whistler considered the Amsterdam etchings to be his greatest accomplishment as a printmaker, a conclusion with which collectors and art historians have generally agreed.