James A. WHISTLER, En plein soleil [Out in the sun] Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

En plein soleil [Out in the sun] 1858
Collection Title: Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature [Twelve etchings after nature] (French set) 1858
Page: no.3
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching with plate-tone Support: light-weight cream Japanese paper laid onto a medium-weight, white, machine made wove paper.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Edition: edition of 70: 20 sets issued in Paris, 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 ( Untied States: 1834- Great Britain, 1903) printed by DELATRE, Auguste ( France, Paris: 1822-1907) at Rue St. Jacques.171 Paris
Primary Insc: printed signature l.l., from plate "Whistler", not dated. inscribed l.r corner, on plate " Imp. Delatre. Rue St. Jacques.171.".
Tertiary Insc: inscribed l.r on white support, in pencil " 3. En Plein Soleil 2nd state". verso: octagonal adhesive museum label l.l " MFA/ BA/ 661"; oval museum stamp c., in blue ink " BOSTON ATHENAEUM".
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.0 h x 13.5 w cm sheet 30.4 h x 43.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 15
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.414.5
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.