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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The brothers 1895/96 Place made: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: light-weight cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no watermark
Edition State: second state of two
Edition: edition of 15 ( not distinguishing between two states) plus a posthumous edition of 31
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1895

Edition Notes: Proofed and printed by Thomas WAY( England 1837-1915) and Thomas Robert WAY ( England 1861-1913) at 21 Wellington Street, London. This lithograph bears the lifetime stamp of Rosalind Birnie Philip indicating that this impression is one belonging to the edition of 15 printed during Whistler's life. Rosalind Birnie Philip had a posthumous edition of 31 impressions printed by GOULDING Frederick(1842-1909) on 19th January 1904
Primary Insc: signed on stone, to appear c.l in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " W 91, II". verso: rectangular estate stamp l.l, in red-brown ink with initials " RBP" [Rosalind Birnie Philip] ; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.3997".
Dimensions: comp 20.4 h x 15.4 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 22.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 128
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3997