James A. WHISTLER, Early morning Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Early morning 1878 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, lithotint with scraping Support: Medium weight cream wove paper
Edition State: 3rd state of 4
Edition: published edition of hundreds.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1878

Edition Notes: printed by WAY, Thomas Robert ( 1861-1913) and WAY Thomas senior (England 1837-1915), hundreds of third and fourth state impressions were machine printed as part of a published set, for publication in Piccadilly: Town and Country Life, a short lived weekly periodical published in the July 18th issue. This published set was however, never issued.
Primary Insc: Signed l.l, on stone [ Whistler's butterfly monogram]
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1972.509.435"
Dimensions: comp 16.4 h x 26.0 w cm sheet 17.0 h x 26.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Chicago (1998), 9
Acknowledgement: Felix Man Collection, Special Government Grant 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.509.435