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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

Rochester Row (1886-88) Place made: London, 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 l.l ( vertically) , "L( ?) R".
Edition State: 1st state of 3
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1888

Edition Notes: Proofs by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed 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"; signed in plate to appear u.l [ Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image upper c." DAILY / TELEGRAPH ".
Tertiary Insc: Verso:collector's stamp c.r , in black ink " HW"[ Harris Whittemore Lugt 1342], collector's initials l.r, in pencil "ERM"[E.R.MARTIN]; partial circular collector's stamp verso of tab with initials " HM" l.r,in blue ink [Howard Mansfield b.1849-? Lugt 1342]; collector's stamp of trefoil c.l, in brown ink [ Charles C.Cunningham]; l.r, in pencil " No 13"; l.r, in pencil " 1978.437".
Dimensions: Plate-mark 15.0 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 15.4 h x 22.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 269
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.437
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.