James A. WHISTLER, Archway, Brussels Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Archway, Brussels 1887 Place made: Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight cream laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark :verso left ( sideways) [two lions on either side of a V- shaped shield crowned]
Edition State: only state
Place Published: London

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 lower left on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram]" imp"; inscribed c.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image u.l, on plate " VANDEMBROECK. DEBECKER. BOULANGER. 337".
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c.r, in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.424".
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 21.5 w cm sheet 12.8 h x 21.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 366
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.424
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.