James A. WHISTLER, The beggars Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The beggars 1879-80
Collection Title: Venice, Whistler. Twelve Etchings (First Venice Set) 1880
Page: no.3
Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching and drypoint Support: light-weight cream antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark c. " CDC"
Edition State: 7th state of 9
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) Printed in a warm toned brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's trefoil stamp l.l, in brown ink [ Cunningham]
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.6 h x 21.2 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 21.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 194; Mansfield (1909), 191
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.415.3
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.