James A. WHISTLER, Pierrot Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Pierrot 1889 Place made: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching and drypoint Support: Light-weight off-white laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Edition State: 3rd state of 5

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill( United States: 1834- Great Britain,1903) Printed in dark brown ink from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l. on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram] "imp"; inscribed u.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Verso:inscribed l.r, in pencil, in Whistler's hand[diagonally] " Early state/ for Wunderlich"/ Whistler's butterfly monogram. Inscribed c., in pencil " N 95"; inscribed u.l edge, in pencil [indistinct] inscribed, l.r, in pencil " T86760"; l.r,in pencil "1978.484".
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.0 h x 16.0 w cm sheet 23.4 h x 16.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 407
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.484
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.