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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The long balcony 1894 Description: Paris Windows | procession of Carnot's( 1837-1894) funeral.
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic Transfer lithograph Support: light-weight cream oriental paper with long fibres.
Edition State: Second state of two
Edition: 28 impressions listed by the printer including both states plus a posthumous edition of 40.
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 had a posthumous edition of 40 impressions printed by Frederick Goulding(1842-1909) on 18th April 1904
Primary Insc: signed l.r. in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram]; signed on stone, c.r in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil "a34325/an; inscribed bottom c., in pencil " The long balcony"; inscribed in Whistler's hand l.r, in pencil "" Paris Windows" ( in time of procession of c...[ indistinct] "; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.477".
Dimensions: comp 20.6 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 31.8 h x 22.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 82
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.477
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.