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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

The priest's house, Rouen 1894/95 Place made: France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph Support: light-weight dark cream laid paper torn from a book with binding holes along right edge.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark: centre " Pro Patria" with " H Renoz" countermark [ figure holding a forked instrument, standing within a pelisede, above 'PRO PATRIA'(Chicago( 1998)vol 2 cat No 245)
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Edition: edition of 12 first state impressions and 15 second state impressions plus 63 posthumous impressions.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1895

Edition Notes: proofs by WAY Thomas senior ( England 1837-1915) and WAY Thomas Robert ( England 1861-1913) printed by WAY Thomas Robert and WAY Thomas senior. Posthumous impressions by the GOULDING Frederick firm were ordered by Rosalind Birnie Philips, the executer of Whistler's estate. printed by SMITH A.( employee of the Goulding firm) on 21st October 1903 in an edition of 63
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear l.r in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " W.74".
Dimensions: comp 24.0 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 33.0 h x 19.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 105
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3947