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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Wood's fruit shop (1886-88) Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight, cream, laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Edition State: 2nd 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 brown ink,from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram] " imp". not dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image from upper l. to upper r. " Fruit and Potato J. H. WOODS Salesman".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c.l, in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.440".
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.6 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 9.8 h x 13.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 265
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.440
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.