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James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

  • France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895

Red house, Paimpol 1893 Place made: Paimpol, Brittany, Côtes-d'Armor, France
Materials & Technique: prints, Planographic Transfer colour lithograph Support: light-weight translucent white oriental tissue with chain lines and visible fibres.
Edition State: first state of three
Impression: unknown
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: Rue Gallion Paris
Date Published: 1893

Edition Notes: Printed by BELFOND Henry ( originally a trial proofer for the printing firm Lemercier before setting up his own printing studio on Rue Gallion in Paris). Printed in black ( keystone), red and grey inks from multiple stones.
Primary Insc: signed l.r.c , on stone [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " c29195"; pentagonal collectors stamp l.l, in purple ink. verso: collector's stamp of trefoil, in brown ink [ Cunningham]; l.l, in pencil [ indistinct initials]
Dimensions: comp 22.8 h x 16.4 w cm sheet 31.1 h x 20.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 66
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3935