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James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Alderney Street (1880-81) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching and drypoint Support: Heavy-weight smooth cream machine wove paper torn from a book.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Publisher: Gazette Des Beaux Arts
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1881

Edition Notes: Machine printed for publication in the Gazette des Beaux Arts of 1881. Printed in black ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Inscribed u.r, on plate { Whistler's curved butterfly monogram with vertical lines) not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " A12221"; inscribed l.l in pencil " Alderney Street"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " L x Cx-". verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " A12221"; inscribed l.l in pencil " a-8327"; inscribed u.l, in pencil " Whistler"; collector's stamp of trefoil, stamped twice, upper c., in brown ink [ Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.425".
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.3 h x 11.0 w cm sheet 37.8 h x 26.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 238
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.425
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.