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James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The little cafe au Bois 1894 Place made: 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 ( torn at right edge, semi-circular holes from binding visible )
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 28 plus several proofs.
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1894

Edition Notes: proofs by Thomas WAY senior ( England 1837-1915) and Thomas Robert WAY( England 1861-1913) printed by Thomas Robert WAY ( England 1861-1913) and Thomas WAY senior ( England 1837-1915) Rosalind Birnie Philip had a posthumous edition of 41 impressions printed by GOULDING Frederick ( 1842-1909) on 12th of April 1904 This lithograph has the lifetime stamp of Rosalind Birnie Philip indicating this impression is one belonging to the edition of 28 life time impressions
Primary Insc: signed l.l, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram];inscribed bot.c [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: inscribed l.l, in pencil "W56 Little Cafe aux bois". verso: rectangular estate stamp l.l , in brown ink with initials "BRP" [Rosalind Birnie Philip] verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c., in brown ink [ Cunningham]
Dimensions: comp 20.6 h x 15.4 w cm sheet 23.6 h x 19.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 91
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.473
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.