James A. WHISTLER, Rue des Bons Enfants, Tours Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Rue des Bons Enfants, Tours 1888 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Medium-weight off-white laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l. support attached along top edge to a fine piece of rice paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso top left corner [ bottom right part of a large wheel]
Edition State: 3rd state of 3
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Date Published: 1888

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 tab [Whistler's butterfly monogram]; inscribed l.l, in pencil on tab " imp". Inscribed on plate, c.l [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed c.l, in pencil " Rue des Bons Enfants Tours"; inscribed l.l, in pencil "k-37 iii"; collector's stamp of trefoil l.c, in brown ink; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 139 [ encircled and crossed out] "; inscribed l.r,in pencil " 151[encircled]"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.417".
Dimensions: comp 14.8 h x 7.8 w cm sheet 15.1 h x 7.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 372
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.417
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.