Dasha (Lady Haden)
Fancis Seymour Haden (1818-1910)
Etching with Dry-point
3 3/4" x 5 1/8"
Source: Salaman, Plate 1
This is one of the earlier etchings which shows the influence of Whistler — not surprisingly, since the two were close at this time,and "would often etch in company" (Salaman 4). They were brothers-in-law: Haden's wife Dasha (Deborah) was Whistler's half-sister, whom he married in 1847.
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Image capture, caption, and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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