James A. WHISTLER, A fragment of Piccadilly Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

A fragment of Piccadilly (1884-86) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight off-white laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Edition State: only state
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
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. This etching is an unfinished work.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l.on tab, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram] " imp"; inscribed on plate, u.r [Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed c., in pencil " Fragment of Piccadilly"; inscribed c., in pencil " k256." and " c354 31"; inscribed l.r, in pencil "120 [encircled]', inscribed l.r, " 1978.429".
Dimensions: comp 11.0 h x 6.9 w cm sheet 11.3 h x 6.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 256
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.429
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.