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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 little cafe au Bois 1894 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 torn from a book with red guilt edges top, left and bottom.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre [ crown with 'GR' below] ( Chicago(1998) vol 2 cat no 94 p.364)
Edition State: Only state
Edition: Posthumous edition of 41
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1904

Edition Notes: Posthumous impressions by the GOULDING Frederick firm at Kingston House, Studios, 53 shepherd's Bush Road, West printed by SMITH A. lifetime impressions were printed by WAY Thomas (England 1837-1915) in an edition of 28 in 1894
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear l.c in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.r, in pencil "w56" verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.3988".
Dimensions: comp 19.4 h x 16.0 w cm sheet 29.3 h x 20.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 91
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3988