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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The blacksmith 1895/96 Place made: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: light-weight, off-white, antique laid paper torn from a book, deckled along the top, right, and bottom edges.
Manufacturer's Mark: countermark: centre " I F D"[?]
Edition State: third state of three
Edition: Edition of 15 ( including both states) plus a posthumous edition of 37
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1903-10-27

Edition Notes: This lithograph bears the circular estate stamp of Rosalind Birnie Philip which indicates a posthumous impression. Posthumous impressions printed by the GOULDING Frederick Firm at Kingston House Studios, 53 shepherd's Bush Road, West London Lifetime impressions were printed by WAY Thomas (England 1837-1915)
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear l.r, in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l , in pencil " way 90" verso: circular estate stamp indicating a posthumous impression in blue ink with initials "RBP"; l.r , in pencil " 1980.4007".
Dimensions: comp 21.6 h x 15.0 w cm sheet 33.4 h x 20.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 127
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4007