James A. WHISTLER, Doorway, Sandwich Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Doorway, Sandwich (1887) Place made: Kent, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching Support: Light-weight off-white laid paper trimmed to the plate-mark leaving a small tab l.r.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1887

Edition Notes: Printed 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. Printed in a warm toned black ink, from one copper plate.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r on tab, in pencil [ Whistler's butterfly monogram] " imp"; inscribed c.r, on plate [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: collector's stamp of trefoil, in brown ink c. [Cunningham];inscribed l.l, in pencil " K307... [ illeg word] 1-2" ( in Roman numerals); inscribed bot c., in pencil " Doorway, Sandwich"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 16 ( encircled)" and " C354 14 AR"; inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.531".
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.4 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 9.7 h x 13.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 307
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.531
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.