James A. WHISTLER, The large pool Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The large pool (1879) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Medium-weight white laid paper with deckled right and bottom edges.
Edition State: 4th state of 7
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: Proofs by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) The etching plate for this work is in the Hunterian collection, University of Glasgow. Printed in dark brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram] /not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " r.r.o-o/ c.n.o D" ; bot c., in pencil " K174iv"; l.r, in pencil "The Large Pool"; l.r, in pencil " N143"and "6(encircled)"; verso: collector's stamp of female figure with initials "O.G"; l.l, in brown ink[ Otto Gerstenberg] lugt 2785; publisher's stamp l.c, in black ink " From C.W Dowdeswell/ 36 Chancery Lane" [Charles William Dowdeswell, 1832-1915, Art Dealer and publisher]
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.8 h x 27.6 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 38.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 174
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.490
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.