James A. WHISTLER, High Street, Brussels Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

High Street, Brussels 1887 Place made: Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight off-white antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: large partial watermark: verso bot.c [ top half of figure riding chariot "PRO PATRIA AS'] [Chicago ( 1998) 248]
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Date Published: 1887

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 on tab, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram] "imp"; inscribed c.r, on plate [ Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c.l, in brown ink [ Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil "13". verso of tab l.r, collector's stamp in black ink [ H.H.Benidict: born 1844-?,manufacturer living in New York Lugt 2936] ; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.420"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 25106/ C6537".
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.4 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 12.8 h x 17.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 358
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.420
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.