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James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The punt 1861 Place made: England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Heavy-weight, white, smooth machine wove paper. [ Plate has been heavily embossed into paper.]
Manufacturer's Mark: none
Edition State: First State
Impression: trial proof
Publisher: DAY & SON
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1862

Edition Notes: This etching was published, according to Edward G.Kennedy, in "Passages of Modern English Poets", illustrated by the Junior Etching Club, and published by Day and Son CO, London. Printed in black ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated on plate, l.l in image "Whistler/ 1861"
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, in pencil bot c.r " trial PL"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " very rare w68". verso: collector's rectangular stamp in black ink with initials " E.G.K" [Edward G. Kennnedy]; collector's stamp of trefoil c.r, in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " Southern .Coll [?]; l.l, in pencil "a36699"; l.r, in pencil " 1980.4024".
Dimensions: plate-mark 11.9 h x 16.4 w cm sheet 18.2 h x 21.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 85
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4024