James A. WHISTLER, Early morning Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Early morning 1878 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithotint Support: medium-weight, cream wove paper trimmed to image on top, l. and r. edges leaving a small boarder along the bot, edge
Edition State: 3rd state of 4
Edition: published edition of 100's of third and fourth state impressions
Place Published: 21 Wellington Street, London
Date Published: 1878

Edition Notes: printed by WAY, Thomas Robert ( 1861-1913) and WAY Thomas senior (England 1837-1915), hundreds of 3rd and 4th state impressions were machine printed as part of a published set for the July 18th issue of Piccadilly: Town and Country Life. The published set was never issued.
Primary Insc: signed l.l, on stone[ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil l.l, in brown ink [ Cunningham]; inscribed l.l, in pencil " G47500"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.451".
Dimensions: comp 16.4 h x 25.8 w cm sheet 17.2 h x 25.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 9
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.451
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.