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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Clothes-exchange, no.1 (1886-88) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight, cream, antique laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark: c. ( figure wielding a blunt instrument and standing within a pelisede, above 'PRO PATRIA'(( Chicago( 1998)vol ii cat No 246 p402)
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
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"; inscribed c.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Secondary Insc: Inscribed as part of image upper c. "Philip and Co/ Packers"
Tertiary Insc: circular dry stamp, l.l corner. verso: collector's stamp c.r, in violet ink " B.M" [ B.B MacGeorge, Glasgow ' agent de change' Lugt 394]; collector's stamp above tab l.r, in black ink " J.H.W" [ J.H Wrenn, b.1841-1911, Chicago 'agent de change' Lugt 1475]; inscribed in pencil " K287"; inscribed u.r, in pencil " 4585"; inscribed l.r, in pencil "1978.500".
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.6 h x 23.6 w cm sheet 16.0 h x 23.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 287
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.500
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.