James A. WHISTLER, A sketch on the Embankment Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

A sketch on the Embankment c.(1884-86) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight, white, laid paper trimmed to the plate mark and laid onto a light-weight white laid paper.
Edition State: only state
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain,1903) Printed in black ink from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed on the plate, l.r [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " A sketch of the embarkment"; l.r, in pencil "WF4.76". verso: collector's stamp of trefoil l.l, in brown ink [ Cunningham] ; bot c., in pencil " 2976"; l.r, in pencil " K.260"; l.r, in pencil "1978.441"
Dimensions: comp 4.4 h x 13.4 w cm sheet 11.0 h x 24.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 260
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.441
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.