James A. WHISTLER, Melon-shop, Hounsditch Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Melon-shop, Hounsditch 1886-88) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight cream laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l
Edition State: 1st state of 3
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. The etching plate for this work is in the Hunterian collection, at the University of Glasgow.
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.l, in pencil " k.293 1"; inscribed l.l, in pencil " Melon Shop Houndsditch"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " c354 39"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.497".
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.6 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 13.0 h x 17.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 293
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.497
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.