James A. WHISTLER, Little Evelyn Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Little Evelyn 1896 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph printed in black ink from one stone Support: medium-weight cream antique laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: crest with letters 'E C over G L'
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 15
Place Published: 21 Wellington Street, London ( Thomas Way and Sons firm)
Date Published: 1896

Edition Notes: proofs by WAY Thomas senior ( England 1837-1915) and WAY Thomas Robert ( England 1861-1913) printed by WAY Thomas Robert ( England 1861-1913) and WAY Thomas senior ( England 1837-1915) A published edition of 3000 machine printed impressions were made for publication in " The Art Journal " 48, no.135 (March1896) Thomas Robert Way has listed the edition size of hand pulled impressions as being 15, however, it has been noted that " The Fine Arts Society" had ordered 21 impressions on 16th of February. 1.
Primary Insc: signed l.l. in pencil, butterfly monogram; inscribed u.l, on stone [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: rectangular estate stamp of Birnie Philip with initials" RBP" [ Lugt 406]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.4012".
Dimensions: comp 17.4 h x 11.4 w cm sheet 29.0 h x 20.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 146
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4012