James A. WHISTLER, A nude model arranging flowers Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

A nude model arranging flowers probably 1892 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: light-weight cream antique laid paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: large circular countermark with watermark (VRYHEYT crowned lion on pedestal holding crossed branches) ( illustrated in Chicago( 1998) vol 2, cat no312).
Edition State: only state
Impression: one of 16
Edition: only printed posthumously.
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London.
Date Published: 1903

Edition Notes: Posthumous impressions by the GOULDING Frederick firm at Kingston House Studios, 53 Shepherd's Bush Road, West London printed by SMITH A. (employee of the Goulding firm) on the 9th of December 1903
Primary Insc: inscribed on stone, printed l.r in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]/ not dated.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed l.l, in pencil "Undescribed. Nude model arranging flowers L172" verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.3993".
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.8 h x 11.2 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 15.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 57
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3993