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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The terrace, Luxembourg 1894 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic Transfer lithograph Support: light-weight cream oriental long fibre paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: none.
Edition State: only state
Edition: Edition of 25 plus a Posthumous edition of 51.
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. This lithograph bears the lifetime stamp of Rosalind Birnie Philip indicating that this impression is one belonging to the edition of 25 printed during Whistler's life. Rosalind Birnie Philip had a posthumous edition of 51 impressions printed by GOULDING Frederick(1842-1909) on 25th April 1904
Primary Insc: signed l.l. in pencil, butterfly monogram; signed on stone, c.l in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " W55 Terrace Luxembourg Gardens" verso: rectangular estate stamp l.l, in red ink with initials "R.B.P"[Rosalind Birnie Philip]; inscribed l.l in pencil " C354 86"; l.r, in pencil " 184[ encircled]; l.r, in pencil " 1978.474".
Dimensions: comp 10.0 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 23.6 h x 33.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 87
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.474
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.