James A. WHISTLER, Finette Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Finette 1859 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio drypoint Support: light-weight translucent cream laid paper with deckled bot. edge.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower c. " R",
Edition State: 7th state of 10
Edition: Not editioned. Few impressions of Finette were printed given the delicate nature of Whistler's detailed drypoints 1.
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1859

Edition Notes: Proofs 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.
Primary Insc: signed and dated l.r, on plate [ diagonally] "Whistler 1859"; inscribed l.r. in pencil, "Whistler"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " To Mr. Mc Dougal Smith,/ from/ Jimmie Whistler".
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " DTPD"; l.r, in pencil" 1978.520".
Dimensions: plate-mark 28.8 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 45.8 h x 30.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 58
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.520
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.