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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Bird-cages, Chelsea (1886-88) Place made: Chelsea, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight,cream, antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark ;leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark verso: c.l ( three indecipherable letters)
Edition State: only state
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: Proofing and printing by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed in dark brown ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l.on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram] "imp"; signed in plate, upper l. [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image upper r. " W.SONES"; l.r, " AMBER".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c.l, in brown ink [ Cunningham]; l.r, in pencil "6"; l.r, in pencil "1978.435".
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 15.2 h x 22.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 276
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.435
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.