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United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The little velvet dress 1873 Title Notes: Portrait of Mrs Frances Leyland
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio drypoint Support: light-weight cream antique laid paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso c.l [partial profile of foolscap with five pointed collar].
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1879

Edition Notes: Proofs by WHISTLER,James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed by GOULDING, Frederick ( English,1842-1909) for the Fine Arts Society at 148 New Bond Street. The etching plate for this work is in the Hunterian collection, University of Glasgow. Printed in black ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: signed on plate, c.r, in image [Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed.l, in pencil " 7.448"; l.l, in pencil " little velvet dress"; upper l., in pencil " No1"; l.r, in pencil " 1978.509".
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.4 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 15.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 106
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.509
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.