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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

Gabled roofs [Gabled roofs, Vitrè] 1893 Place made: Brittany, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic transfer lithograph Support: light-weight off-white antique laid paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark:[ 'G R' surmounted by a crown, to each side is a leaf or flower form; enclosed in a circle] ( Chicago(1998) vol2 cat No 101(?) p. 365)
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 12 plus a posthumous edition of 53.
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: This print was either printed by Thomas WAY (England 1837-1915) in an edition of 12 in 1893 otherwise it is a posthumous print by the GOULDING Frederick firm printed by SMITH A. in an edition of 53 on the 11th of January 1904
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear upper r.in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " a89821/n5"; l.r, in pencil " 1978.478".
Dimensions: comp 19.4 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 31.0 h x 19.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 64
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.478
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.