James A. WHISTLER, The little pool Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The little pool 1861
Collection Title: A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects (Thames Set) 1871
Page: no.10
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching and drypoint Support: light-weight, off white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark top c.l, partial , botton half of ' Arms of Burgandy [ similar watermark recorded on 17th century Rhenish paper [ see notes]
Edition State: 8th state of 8
Edition: edition of 100
Publisher: Messrs Ellis and Green
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1871

Edition Notes: Initial proofs and impressions by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834-Great Britain-1903) and DELATRE Auguste ( France, Paris: 1822-1907) Published set issued by Ellis and Green at 33 King Street, Covent Gardens.London Later impressions printed by Frederick Goulding. This impression printed in a soft toned black ink, from one copper plate
Primary Insc: signed and dated c.l, on plate, ( diagonally) "Whistler 1861"
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l, in pencil " little pool k74"; l.r, in pencil, " 31 aes" verso: inscribed l.l,in pencil "16147 G53883" verso: collector's stamp l.l corner, in blue ink "E(encircled)"; collector's stamp of trefoil c., in brown ink ( Cunningham)
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.2 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 15.4 h x 19.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 74
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.514
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.