James A. WHISTLER, Mother and child, no. 2 Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Mother and child, no. 2 1891 and 1895 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Planographic Transfer lithograph Support: Light-weight cream antique laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: none
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 20 plus 25 posthumous impressions
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: This print was either printed by Thomas WAY (England 1837-1915) in an edition of 20 in 1895 otherwise it is a posthumous print by the GOULDING Frederick firm printed by SMITH A. in an edition of 25 on the 29th of October 1903. Printed in black ink from one stone
Primary Insc: signed centre left on stone [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso:inscribed lower left,in pencil " W.102. L39"; l.r, in pencil " 1980.3956".
Dimensions: comp 17.0 h x 20.2 w cm sheet 18.6 h x 24.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 53
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3956