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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The fish-shop, busy Chelsea (1884-86) Place made: Chelsea, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight, off-white, antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: l.l vertically: ( crowned shield with hunting horn and "HG" below" ( Chicago(1998) vol 2 no 181)
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Edition: limited edition
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London

Edition Notes: Proofing and printing 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 from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l on tab, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram] "imp"; signed upper l., in plate [ Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Tertiary Insc: Verso: collector's stamp of trefoil c., in pencil[Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil "105 ( encircled)"; top c. (upside down), in pencil " K26u1" and " C20445"; l.r, in pencil, " 1978.498".
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.8 h x 21.6 w cm sheet 14.0 h x 21.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 264
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.498
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.