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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 cap 1893 Title Notes: described as " The Draped figure in profile with cap".
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph Support: light-weight off-white[ slight green cast] laid paper torn from a book [
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right edge 'D & C Blauw' [ partial watermark bottom part of shield with hunting horn and D&C BLAUW countermark ( Chicago( 1998) vol 2 cat No 51)
Edition State: only state
Edition: posthumous edition of 25
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1903

Edition Notes: " The Cap" was drawn by Whistler in Paris in 1893 but was only printed after his death by the Frederick Goulding firm on the 11th of November 1903. Printed by SMITH A.( employee of the Goulding firm)
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " W158" verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " 1980.3948".
Dimensions: comp 20.4 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 18.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 78
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3948