James A. WHISTLER, Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

"The Swan", Chelsea 1872 Place made: Chelsea, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Medium weight, off-white, antique laid paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: bot c., PRO PATRIA with IVDL countermark [man holding pole with hat, playing with lion with club within picket fence enclosure] [ Chicago ( 1998), no 232]
Edition State: only state
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London

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 on the plate, c.r [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " m.o.o"; l.r, in pencil [ indistinct] verso: collector's stamp of trefoil u.l,in brown ink [Cunningham].
Dimensions: comp 6.7 h x 9.7 w cm sheet 14.6 h x 17.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 98
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.493
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.