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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

Sunday, Lyme Regis 1895 Place made: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: medium-weight cream antique laid paper with deckled top, right and bottom edges.
Manufacturer's Mark: countermark centre right "O.W.P. & A.O.L" ( Chicago(1998) Vol 2 p393)
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition 35 plus a posthumous edition of 36
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1903

Edition Notes: This impression bears the circular estate stamp of Rosalind Birnie Philip indicating that it is a posthumous impression.Posthumous impressions were printed by the GOULDING Frederick firm on the 14th December 1903.Lifetime impressions were printed by Thomas WAY (England 1837-1915) in 1895". The countermark on this lithograph also suggests that the impression is a Goulding reprint.
Primary Insc: signed on stone, to appear upper l. in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil "Way 96". verso: circular estate stamp l.l, in red ink with initials "RBP"[Rosalind Birnie Philip]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.3980".
Dimensions: comp 19.8 h x 11.4 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 26.3 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 134
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3980