James A. WHISTLER, The palaces Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The palaces 1879
Collection Title: Venice, Whistler. Twelve Etchings (First Venice Set) 1880
Page: no.9
Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching and drypoint Support: medium-weight cream antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.r
Manufacturer's Mark: large ornate shield surmounted by crown ( centre)
Edition State: 3rd state of 3
Edition: Edition of 100
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1880

Edition Notes: Proved 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 black ink from one copper plate
Primary Insc: Drawn on tab l.r , in pencil '[Whistler's butterfly monogram]; inscribed on tab l.r, in pencil "imp".
Tertiary Insc: verso: Inscribed l.r, in pencil " ERM" [ E.R.Martin (?)]; on tab , in pencil "E.R.M"; collector's trefoil stamp upper.c, in brown ink [Cunningham]
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.1 h x 35.8 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 35.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 187; Mansfield( 1909), 184
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.415.9
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.