United States of America 1834
- France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895
Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique:
prints, planographic Transfer lithograph Support: light-weight cream antique laid paper torn from a book with red ink along top right and bottom edges.
Manufacturer's Mark: Countermark : centre "IN".
Edition State: only state
Edition: 26 impressions plus a posthumous edition of 37.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1894
Edition Notes: Proofed and Printed by by Thomas WAY Senior ( England 1837-1915) and Thomas Robert WAY ( England 1861-1913) at 21 Wellington Street, London.
Rosalind Birnie Philip the executer of Whistler's estate had a posthumous edition of 37 impressions printed by
GOULDING Frederick(1842-1909) on 25th November 1903
Primary Insc: signed l.l.in pencil, [Whistler's butterfly monogram];signed on stone, l.l in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " C1321"; " C28044"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1379"
verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " C7420"; l.l, in pencil " k.5c. Rue Furstenburg W 59"; l.r, in pencil " Ac# 12/Es min" ; l.r, in pencil " 1978.472".
inscription verso '26 Proofs signed'
comp 22.6 h x 16.2 w cm sheet 32.4 h x 20.7 w cm
: Chicago (1998), 97
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.472 Subject
: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.