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James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

artist

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

James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

printer

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

James WHISTLER

United States of America 1834 – England 1903

publisher

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

Little Salute 1879-80 Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio drypoint, printed in black ink. Support: Light-weight off-white laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: Watermark: verso top c.(bottom edge of watermark, indistinct)
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) Printed in brown ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l. on tab,in pencil, [Whistler's butterfly monogram] "imp"; inscribed on plate by Whistler, l.r in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram].
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.l, in pencil " 07691"; collector's stamp verso of tag, in greyish black ink "JRJ (?)" ; museum stamp l.r ( upside down) stamped in blue ink " NGA DUPLICATE"; circular museum stamp l.r.c in a faded blue ink ( faint) " National Gallery of Art" ( surrounding an eagle) with initials " L RJ"; inscribed c.r, in pencil " 2.7c8"; collector's stamp of trefoil l.r, in brown ink [Cunningham]; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.499".
Dimensions: plate-mark 8.1 h x 21.4 w cm sheet 9.0 h x 21.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 220
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.502
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.