The Terrace, LuxembourgArtist(s)James Abbott McNeill WhistlerArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1894Medium & Supporttransfer lithograph with stumping on laid paperDimensions
8 3/16 in x 12 1/4 in (20.8 cm x 31.2 cm);8 3/16 in x 12 1/4 in (20.8 cm x 31.2 cm);14 3/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36 cm x 49 cm)Credit LineBequest of Margaret Watson ParkerSubject matter
Whistler's lithographs of the Luxembourg Gardens often focused on groupings of mothers or nannies and their charges. In this image, the group of women and girls before the terrace balustrade are vignetted with only cursory indication of setting.Physical Description
Six figures, women and girls, sit or stand in front of a balustrade. On the left side is an urn holding a plant; the upper portion of a young tree projects above the balustrade at center; in the distance on the right appears the upper portion of a building with a mansard roofPrimary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaWesternRights
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chairs (furniture forms)
gardens (open spaces)