United States of America 1834
- France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895
The Riva, No.2
Collection Title: A Set of Twenty- Six Etchings (Second Venice Set) 1886
Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique:
prints, intaglio etching and drypoint Support: light-weight, cream antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Edition: Edition of 30; plus 12 extra impressions of 15 plates, and an extra 123 proofs printed by Whistler for Dowdeswell , a total of 1083 proofs.
Publisher: DOWDESWELL AND DOWDESWELL PUBLISHERS
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1886
Edition Notes: In addition to the 30 sets, 12 extra impressions of 15 plates, and an extra 123 proofs were printed by Whistler for Dowdeswell , a total of 1083 proofs.
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)
Primary Insc: signed on tab l.l, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]; inscribed on tab, l.l, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram] ; etched as part of image u.l [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " c.21408, k206 ll" ; l.l, in pencil " R2727"
verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c.r, in brown ink [Cunningham]
plate-mark 21.0 h x 30.6 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 30.6 w cm
: Kennedy (1910), 206; Mansfield (1909), 203
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.402 Subject
: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.