United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Lagoon: noon 1879-80
Collection Title: A Set of Twenty- Six Etchings (Second Venice Set) 1886
Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching Support: light-weight off white antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark on the right edge only, small border has been left around the other three sides
Manufacturer's Mark: [watermark of crown and shield] c.l
Edition State: 3rd state of 3
Edition: Edition of 30; plus12 extra impressions of 15 plates, and an extra 123 proofs printed by Whistler for Dowdeswell , a total of 1083 proofs.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1886

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) Assisted by MENPES, Mortimer ( Australia 1855- Great Britain-1938) Assisted by SICKERT, Walter Richard (Great Britain 1860-1942) Printed in brown ink with plate-tone from one copper plate
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c, in brown ink [Cunningham];collector's stamp monogram l.l, in blue ink[ H.H.Benedict b.1844-?/ american manufacturer, New York] [ Lugt 2936]; inscribed monogram c.l, in pencil [ I x].
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 18.8 h x 20.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 216
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.394
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.