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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

La fruitiere de la rue de Grenelle 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 with traces of red ink along top, right and bottom edges.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark 'IN'
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 33 plus a posthumous edition of 31.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1894

Edition Notes: Proofs by WAY Thomas senior ( England 1837-1915) and WAY Thomas Robert ( England 1861-1913). Printed by Thomas Robert WAY and Thomas WAY Senior This lithograph has the lifetime stamp of Rosalind Birnie Philip which indicates this impression is one belonging to the edition of 33 impressions printed during Whistler's life. Rosalind Birnie Philip had a posthumous edition of 31 impressions printed by GOULDING Frederick ( 1842-1909) on 15th October 1903.
Primary Insc: signed l.c, in pencil [ Whislter's butterfly monogram]; inscribed on stone to appear c.r, in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image c.l, " VINS".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " W70 La fruitiere de la rue du Grenelle" verso: rectangular estate stamp l.l, in red-brown ink with initials " RBP"[Rosalind Birnie Philip]; 2 collector's stamps of trefoils l.l, in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed l.l, in pencil " C351598"; l.r, in pencil "188[ encircled]"; l.r, in pencil "1978.479".
Dimensions: comp 22.8 h x 15.6 w cm sheet 32.4 h x 20.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 106
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.479
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.