James A. WHISTLER, Chateau Verneuil, Touraine Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Chateau Verneuil, Touraine 1888 Place made: France
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight cream tissue trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Edition State: only state
Edition: only a few impressions were printed
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1889

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed in black ink from one copper plate. This etching belongs to a series of etchings known as the Renaissance series created in 1888 during Whistler's honeymoon with Beatrice in France. These etchings were only ever printed in a small edition and never published as a set.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l. on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram] " imp"; inscribed on plate, u.l [Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1980.4026".
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.5 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 17.9 h x 12.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 380
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4026