United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Fruit stall 1879-80
Collection Title: A Set of Twenty- Six Etchings (Second Venice Set) 1886
Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching Support: light-weight, cream laid paper
Edition State: 1st state of 7
Impression: rare trial proof
Edition: This etching in its final state was printed in 30 sets of 26 impressions
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1886

Edition Notes: This exact impression is illustrated in Kennedy's catalogue vol 3 plate # 200. Proofs by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834-Great Britain-1903) Printed by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834-Great Britain-1903) Assisted by MENPES, Mortimer ( Australia 1855- Great Britain-1938) Assisted by SICKERT, Walter Richard (Great Britain 1860-1942)
Primary Insc: Etched c.l, in plate [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 305D8"; inscribed u.r, in pencil "26"; collectors initials l.l.c , in pencil " E.R.M" [ E.R.Martin(?)]
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.2 h x 15.1 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 15.3 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 200
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1354