James A. WHISTLER, Sketch of William E. Henley Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Sketch of William E. Henley 1896 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph printed in black ink from one stone Support: medium-weight cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark bot .c 'I I SMITH & CO/1824'
Edition State: only state
Edition: posthumous edition of 37
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: Kingston House Studios, 53 Shepherd's Bush Road,West London
Date Published: 1903

Edition Notes: Posthumous impressions by the GOULDING Frederick firm printed by SMITH A. ( employee of the Goulding firm) lifetime impressions were printed by WAY Thomas (England 1837-1915) in an edition of 6 in 1896
Primary Insc: signed u.r, on stone [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " W 127 L170"; l.r, in pencil" 1980.4003"
Dimensions: comp 17.2 h x 13.4 w cm sheet 31.8 h x 20.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 163
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4003