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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

Islands 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
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1880

Edition Notes: Proofs and prints by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) Printed in brown ink with plate-tone from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: signed on tab l.l., in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram[ curved with no vertical lines on wings]];inscribed on tab l.l "imp".
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil l.l.c, in brown ink [ Cunningham]; collector's stamped initials c. in grey ink " H.W" [ Harris G. Whittemore]; collector's monogram stamp on verso of tab, in blue ink " H.M[encircled]"[Howard Mansfield b.1849-?]; inscribed l.r.c, in pencil " mn [unidentified]"
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.8 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 13.6 h x 20.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 222
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.510
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.