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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 horoscope 1889 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: light-weight, off-white ( with slight green cast), antique laid paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark c. "D & C Blauw", below crest of coach horn surmounted by crown [ Chicago ( 1998), 52]
Edition State: only state
Edition: Edition of 6 plus a posthumous edition of 34
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1903-10-15

Edition Notes: Posthumous impressions by the GOULDING Frederick Firm at Kingston House Studios, 53 shepherd's Bush Road, West London Lifetime impressions were printed by WAY Thomas (England 1837-1915) Printed in black ink,from one stone.
Primary Insc: signed l.r, on stone [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil "W35 L51"; l.r, in pencil" 1980.3950".
Dimensions: comp 16.0 h x 15.6 w cm sheet 36.7 h x 22.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 30
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3950