James A. WHISTLER, Grand' Place, Brussels Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Grand' Place, Brussels 1887 Place made: Brussels, Belgium
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight brown laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark: verso, bot .c upside down [ seated figure holding a pole with lion rampant holding a sword within picket fence enclosure, above 'PRO PATRIA'] [ Chicago(1998) 247
Edition State: only state
Date Published: 1887

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l.on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram] "imp"; inscribed c.r, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil upper c. [Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.496".
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.0 h x 14.0 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 14.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 362
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.496
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.