James A. WHISTLER, Little Venice Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Little Venice [The Little Venice] 1879-80
Collection Title: Twelve Etchings (First Venice Set) 1880
Page: no.1
Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching Support: medium-weight, cream, antique laid paper, trimmed to the plate mark leaving a small tab l.l
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 100
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1880

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)
Primary Insc: Printed l.l, from plate (Whistler's butterfly monogram); drawn on tab l.l, in pencil ( Whistler's butterfly monogram); inscribed on tab l.l, in pencil " imp".
Tertiary Insc: verso; inscribed l.l, in pencil ,in French( indistinct); inscribed initials,in brown ink ( unidentified). verso: collector's trefoil stamp l.r.c, in brown ink (Cunningham); collector's stamp l.r.c, in purple ink ( H.Stinnes (lugt 1376 A)?)
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.6 h x 26.6 w cm sheet 19.4 h x 26.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 183; Mansfield (1909), 180
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.415.1
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.