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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The steps, Luxembourg 1893 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: light-weight off white antique laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: verso: watermark c.r edge [ half shield surmounted by crown] [ Chicago ( 1998) 53]
Edition State: only state
Edition: Edition of 26 with a posthumous edition of 56.
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: This print was either printed by WAY Thomas (England 1837-1915) in an edition of 26 in 1893 otherwise it is a posthumous reprint by the GOULDING Frederick firm Printed by SMITH an edition of 56 impressions on 2nd May 1904. In total 82 impressions were pulled before the stone was erased in 1904. Printed in black ink, from one stone.
Primary Insc: signed c.r, on stone [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " W43"; l.r, in pencil " 1980.3960"
Dimensions: comp 20.6 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 23.7 h x 18.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 68
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3960