James A. WHISTLER, The kitchen Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

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

The kitchen 1858
Collection Title: Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature [Twelve etchings after nature]. London: the artist, 1858
Page: no.12
Place made: Lutzelbourg, Lorraine, Moselle, France
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching with drypoint. Support: light-weight cream Japanese paper, laid onto medium-weight white machine wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no watermark
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 l.r. on plate, (diagonally) "Whistler"; inscribed l.r, on plate " Imp.Delatre.Rue St Jacques.171.".
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed l.r on white support, in pencil " 12.The kitchen. 2nd state". verso: octagonal adhesive label l.l, in blue ink " M.F.A/ B.A/ 666"; oval museum stamp centre, in blue ink " BOSTON ATHENAEUM".
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.6 h x 15.6 w cm sheet 43.8 h x 30.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 24
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.414.14
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.