United States of America 1834
- France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895
Materials & Technique:
prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight, off-white, antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark bot c. " GR ( lower half, ) [Chicago ( 1998) volume 2, 93]
Edition State: only state
Edition: written in pencil on verso of etching " First impression"
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
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 dark brown ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram] " imp"; inscribed l.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Tertiary Insc: Verso: collector's stamp of trefoil, c.l , in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed bot c., in pencil " first impression"; collector's monogram c., in black ink "H.W" [ Harris G. Whittemore]; circular collector's stamp ( partial) verso of tab, l.r, in purple ink [ Howard Mansfield b.1849- ? New York Lawyer lugt 1342]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 103 ( encircled)";inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.433".
plate-mark 12.6 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 13.0 h x 17.6 w cm
: Kennedy (1910), 280
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.433 Subject
: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.