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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Confidences in the garden 1894 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic Transfer lithograph Support: light-weight off-white antique laid paper torn from a book with traces of red gilt along top right and bottom edges.
Manufacturer's Mark: Watermark: centre, Basle-Crozier surrounded by shields of the 12 cantons of the Helvetian Confederation with HN countermark ( Chicago( 1998) vol 2 cat no 41 p.350)
Edition State: only state
Edition: Edition of 28 plus a posthumous edition of 15.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1894

Edition Notes: Printed by Thomas WAY ( England 1837-1915) and Thomas Robert WAY ( England 1861-1913) at 21 Wellington Street, London. Posthumous impressions printed by GOULDING Frederick(1842-1909) on 29th of March 1904 The watermark on this impression is listed in the Chicago Catalogue Raisonne as appearing on lifetime impressions.
Primary Insc: signed l.l. in pencil, butterfly monogram; signed on stone, c.r in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " Way 60 Confidences in the garden; l.r, in pencil " C.23463" verso: inscribed l.l. in pencil " K065[?]"; collector's stamp of trefoil c.r, in brown ink [Cunningham]; l.r, in pencil " 186 [encircled]"; l.r, in pencil " 1978.471".
Dimensions: comp 21.0 h x 16.2 w cm sheet 32.4 h x 20.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 100
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.471
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.