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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

Petticoat Lane (1886-88) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Medium-weight, off-white, laid paper trimmed to the boarder leaving a small tab l.l
Manufacturer's Mark: no watermark
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: Proofing and printing by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) The etching plate for this work is in the Hunterian collection, University of Glasgow. Printed in black ink, from one copper plate
Primary Insc: Signed l.l. on tab, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram] "imp"; inscribed c.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " K285 1"; collector's stamp of trefoil upper c., in brown ink[ Cunningham]; inscribed bot.c, in pencil " Petticoat Lane"; inscribed l.r, in pencil "114 ( encircled)"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " C354 37AR"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.431".
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.4 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 9.8 h x 13.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 285
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.431
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.