James A. WHISTLER, Street at Saverne Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

Street at Saverne 1858
Collection Title: Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature [Twelve etchings after nature] (French set) 1858
Page: no.6
Place made: Saverne, Alsace, Bas-Rhin, France
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching. Support: light-weight cream Japanese paper, laid onto medium-weight white machine wove paper
Edition State: 4th state of 5
Edition: edition of 70: 20 sets 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) printed by DELATRE, Auguste ( France, Paris. 1822-1907)at Rue St. Jacques.171 Paris
Primary Insc: Signed l.l., on plate "Whistler"; inscribed l.r, on plate "Imp. Delatre. Rue St Jacques.171.".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.l on white support, in pencil " lent by the Boston Athenaeum"; inscribed l.r on white support, in pencil " 6. street at Saverne. 4th state." verso: octagonal adhesive museum label l.l , in blue ink "M.F.A/ B.A/ 656"; oval museum stamp c. in blue ink " BOSTON/ ATHENAEUM".
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.8 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 43.8 h x 30.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 19
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.414.8
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.