James A. WHISTLER, Portrait of a young woman [Miss Seton] Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Portrait of a young woman [Miss Seton] 1897 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph, printed in grey ink from one stone Support: light-weight cream oriental [ laid ] paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: [illegible crest]
Edition State: only state
Edition: Posthumous edition of 26.
Publisher: Philip, Rosalind Birnie
Place Published: Kingston House Studios, 53 Shepherd's Bush Road,West London
Date Published: 1903

Edition Notes: This transfer lithograph was only printed posthumously, never during Whistler's lifetime. Impressions by the GOULDING Frederick firm printed by SMITH A. ( employee of the Goulding firm)
Primary Insc: signed c.l, on stone [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " Undiscribed ; Dorothy Seton" verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " L198"; l.r, in pencil " 1980.4014"
Dimensions: comp 20.0 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 20.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 171
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4014
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.