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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The priest's house, Rouen 1894/95 Place made: France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph Support: light-weight off-white laid paper with deckled edges.
Manufacturer's Mark: no watermark
Edition State: second state of two
Impression: Posthumous impression
Edition: Edition of 63 posthumous impressions.1st state impressions printed in edition of 12 and second state life time impressions in edition of 15.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1895

Edition Notes: Posthumous impressions by the GOULDING Frederick firm were ordered by Rosalind Birnie Philips, the executer of Whistler's estate. printed by SMITH A.( employee of the Goulding firm) on 21st October 1903 in an edition of 63. The blue circular estate stamp verso of this impression indicates that it is a posthumous impression Life time proofs by WAY Thomas senior ( England 1837-1915) and WAY Thomas Robert ( England 1861-1913) printed by WAY Thomas Robert and WAY Thomas senior.
Primary Insc: signed on stone to appear c.r in image [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " Way 74; l.r, in pencil "s 8411". verso: circular estate stamp l.l, in blue ink with initials " RBP" [ Rosalind Birnie Philip]; collector's stamp of trefoil c.l, in brown ink[ Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.480".
Dimensions: comp 24.0 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 36.2 h x 23.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 105
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.480
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.