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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Venus 1859 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching and drypoint. Support: medium-weight oatmeal wove paper with deckled right and bot edges.
Edition State: 1st state
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1859

Edition Notes: Proofs by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903)
Primary Insc: signed and dated l.l [diagonally] on plate, " Whistler/ 1859"
Tertiary Insc: triangular collector's stamp l.r, in red ink with initials " JG"[ Jules Gerbeau]; inscribed bot c., in pencil " K592"; l.r, in pencil " 1st state". verso: collector's stamp of female figure lower c, in brown ink, with initials" OG" [Otto Gerstenberg]; collector's stamp of trefoil, u.r, in brown ink [Cunningham]; bot.c, in pencil " K59 1/11"; l.r, in pencil" viii".
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.2 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 20.8 h x 26.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 59
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4022