James A. WHISTLER, La vieille aux loques (The old rag-seller) Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

La vieille aux loques (The old rag-seller) 1858
Collection Title: Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature [Twelve etchings after nature] (French set) 1858
Page: no.8
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 medium-weight, white machine wove paper
Edition State: 2nd state of 3
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: printed by DELATRE, Auguste ( France, Paris. 1822-1907)at Rue St. Jacques.171, Paris.
Primary Insc: signed on the plate l.r. (diagonally) 'Whistler' ['S' reversed] on the plate bot.r. 'Imp Delatre Rue St Jacques 171' pencil outside the plate l.r. '8 La vielille aux loques 2nd state'
Tertiary Insc: verso adhesive museum stamp l.l.c. with inscription in black ink verso museum stamp in blue ink c.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.0 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 43.6 h x 30.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 21
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.414.10
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.