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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

Waterloo Bridge [Waterloo Dawn] 1896 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph printed in black ink from one stone Support: light-weight cream (with a slight green cast) antique laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso cente.right crested shield with "D & C Blauw"; watermark : verso l.edge " B" ( partial)
Edition State: only state
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: 21 Wellington Street, London
Date Published: 1896

Edition Notes: This print was either printed by WAY Thomas (England 1837-1915) in an edition of 26 in 1896 ( in which case it would have been one of the eight inherited by Rosalie Birnie Philip) otherwise it is a posthumous reprint by the GOULDING Frederick firm printed by SMITH A. ( employee of the Goulding firm) in an edition of 27 on 19th of February 1903.
Primary Insc: signed l.c.r, on stone [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: inscribed l.l in pencil, " W123" verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.3965".
Dimensions: comp 16.8 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 36.6 h x 23.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 156
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3965