James A. WHISTLER, Palaces, Brussels Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Palaces, Brussels 1887 Place made: Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching Support: medium-weight off-white antique laid paper trimmed to the plate mark leaving a small tab l.l.
Manufacturer's Mark: large watermark: verso l.l inverted [figure holding sceptre, written above 'PRO PATRIA'] [Chicago (1998) 241]
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Date Published: 1887

Edition Notes: Printed by WHISTLER, James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834-Great Britain) Printed in dark brown ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: signed l.l on tab, in pencil [Whistler's butterfly monogram] " imp"; inscribed c.l, on plate [Whistler's butterfly monogram] not dated.
Tertiary Insc: verso:collector's stamp of trefoil l.r, in brown ink [ Cunningham] ; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.528".
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.0 h x 14.0 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 14.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 361
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.528
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.