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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Conversation under the statue, Luxembourg Gardens 1893 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: medium-weight cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: countermark:centre left edge "O.W.P. & A.O.L" [vertically]; lower right corner "O.W.P" and top right corner " A.O.L"[ total of three countermarks] ( Chicago(1998) Vol 2 p393)
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 15 [ listed by the printer] plus a posthumous edition of 55.
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1904

Edition Notes: This lithograph is most likely a posthumous impression as it is printed on paper bearing a a coutermark which was repeatedly used by Goulding.Posthumous impressions were printed by the GOULDING Frederick firm on the 28th March 1904.Lifetime impressions were printed by Thomas WAY (England 1837-1915) in 1895".
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear lower right in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: inscribed l.l, in pencil " W44". verso: inscribed.r, in pencil " 1980.3991".
Dimensions: comp 16.7 h x 15.0 w cm sheet 37.8 h x 26.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 69
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3991