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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Old women 1879-80 Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio drypoint and etching Support: medium-weight cream machine wove paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Date Published: 1880

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain,1903) Printed in a 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: collector's stamp of trefoil u.l, in brown ink [Cunningham]; collector's monogram c.l, in black ink "HW"[ Harris G Whittemore of Connecticut Lugt 1384A]; collector's circular stamp verso of tab , in purple ink [ Howard Mansfield b. 1849-?, New York lawyer Lugt 1342]
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.4 h x 20.2 w cm sheet 13.0 h x 20.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 224
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.488
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.