James A. WHISTLER, Market, Calais Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Market, Calais no date established Place made: France
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight cream antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark: verso l.r corner partial figure trimmed " PRO PATRIA [figure holding a septre, flanked by a crowned lion, with a piquet fence in foreground) (Chicago(1998) 251)
Edition State: only state
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill( United States: 1834- Great Britain,1903) Printed in dark brown ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed on tab,l.l [Whistler's butterfly monogram]"imp"; inscribed l.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil u.l , in brown ink [ Cunningham]; collector's monogram stamp c.r, in grey ink with initials " HW" [ Harris G. Whittemore, Connecticut Lugt 1342 A]; collector's monogram stamp , verso of tab, in blue ink " HM [encircled]" [Howard Mansfield born 1841-? legal consultant, New York Lugt 1342]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.422"; inscribed l.r, in pencil [ indistinct numbers]
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.4 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 9.6 h x 13.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy(1910), 350
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.422
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.