James A. WHISTLER, Liverdun Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Liverdun 1858
Collection Title: Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature [Twelve etchings after nature] (French set) 1858
Page: no.1
Place made: Alsace, France
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching. Support: light-weight cream Japanese paper, laid onto medium-weight, white machine made wove paper
Edition State: only state
Edition: edition of 70:20 sets printed and issued in Paris and 50 sets issued in London
Publisher: WHISTLER, James Abbott McNeill
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1858-11-

Edition Notes: proofs by Whistler, James ( Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834-Great Britain, 1903) and Delatre, Auguste ( France, Paris: 1822-1907) at Rue St. Jacques.171 Paris
Primary Insc: printed signature l.l. from plate, " J.Whistler" and u.r. diagonally "Whistler". Inscribed l.r. on plate, "Imp Delatre. Rue St Jacques. 171."
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.r on support, in pencil "1. Liverdun 2nd state" verso: octagonal adhesive museum label l.l " M.F.A/ B.A/ 662". ; oval museum stamp, in blue ink " Boston Athenaeum".
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.8 h x 15.4 w cm sheet 30.8 h x 43.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 16
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.414.3
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.