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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 girl probably 1891 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. Binding holes along left edge and a slight deckle along bottom edge.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark: centre right "D & C BLAUW"[ crowned shield and hunting horn with D&C BLAUW below] ( Chicago(1998) vol 2 cat No 51)
Edition State: only state
Edition: Posthumous edition of 51.
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1903

Edition Notes: This transfer lithograph was drawn by Whistler in Paris in but was only transferred and printed after his death by the GOULDING Frederick firm in an edition of 51 on the 3rd of November 1903.
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear c.r, in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: inscribed l.l, in pencil " W159". verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 80.3995".
Dimensions: comp 22.8 h x 10.8 w cm sheet 36.6 h x 23.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 47
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3995