James A. WHISTLER, Nude model, reclining Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Nude model, reclining 1893 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: medium-weight, cream, antique laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: verso: watermarks, top.c " O.W.P & A.O.L" and l.l " O.W.P".[ Chicago ( 1998)220] [see notes]
Edition State: third state of three
Edition: 25 impressions (between three states) plus a posthumous edition of 41
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1904-03-30

Edition Notes: This lithograph bears the circular estate stamp of Rosalind Birnie Philip indicating a posthumous impression. Posthumous impressions by the GOULDING Frederick Firm located at Kingston House Studios, 53 shepherd's Bush Road, West London printed by SMITH A. Lifetime impressions were printed by WAY Thomas (England 1837-1915)
Primary Insc: signed c.l, on stone, [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " W47" verso: circular estate stamp l.r, in blue black ink with initials" RBP" [Rosalind Birnie Philip] inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.3996".
Dimensions: comp 11.0 h x 21.6 w cm sheet 26.0 h x 38.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 73
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3996