James A. WHISTLER, Fruit-shop Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Fruit-shop (1884-86) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Medium-weight off white laid paper with visible short fibres trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain,1903) Printed in dark brown ink with plate-tone from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l , in pencil on the tab [ Whistler's butterfly monogram] inscribed " imp"; signed on the plate, c.r [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Verso: collector's stamp l.l.c in brown ink [ Royal Windsor Library- collection of Queen Victoria Lugt 2535]; collector's stamp verso of tab, in black ink [ H.H. Benedict, b. 1844, New York, Manufacturer [Lugt 2936]] ;collector's stamp of trefoil u.r, printed in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.416"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " k.259 1/3"
Dimensions: comp 6.9 h x 10.2 w cm sheet 7.2 h x 10.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 259
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.416
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.