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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Fifth of November 1895 Place made: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: light-weight cream antique laid paper torn from a book with visible binding holes along right edge. Small circle punched through paper upper r. edge.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre [ Foolscap with seven pointed collar] ( Chicago(1998) vol 2 cat No 150 p 378)
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 15 plus a posthumous edition of 42
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: This print was either printed by Thomas WAY (England 1837-1915) in an edition of 15 in 1895 otherwise it is a posthumous print by the GOULDING Frederick firm printed by SMITH A. in an edition of 42 on the 13th April 1903.
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear c.r in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.l., in pencil " W97 L149"; l.r, in pencil " 1980.4008".
Dimensions: comp 15.4 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 30.8 h x 20.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 133
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4008