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James Abbott McNeill Whistler. 1834-1903.

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United States Coast Guard Survey. 1854.

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Anacapa Island. 1854. Etching. Kennedy Appendix 1; Glasgow 2.5 1/4 x 9 (sheet 14 x 10 7/8). With lettering at the top, above the ruled frame: 'PLATE No. 414'; within the frame, at centre top: 'ANACAPA ISLAND'; at the right: 'U. S. COAST SURVEY / A. D. BACHE, Supdt./ Sketch of ANACAPA ISLAND / IN / SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL / By Lieut. T. H. STEVENS, U. S. N. Assist. U. S. C. S. / 1854'; at the left: Note. Anacapa Island is due East of Santa Cruz Island in (approx.) Lat. 34 [degrees] 00' and Long. 119 [degrees] 23' W. from Greenwich Observatory. Variation of the Magnetic Needle, 13 [degrees] 21' E.'; at the bottom centre, 'View of the Eastern extremity of Anacapa Island - from the Southward.'; at the centre, a vertical arrow indicates 'Magnetic Meridian'; at the bottom, under the ruled frame, on the left, 'Drng by W. B. McMurtie' and on the right, 'Engg by J. A. Whistler, J. Young & C. A. Knight.' Printed on cream wove paper, with the usual center fold, as published. $975.

Family and Friends. 1857-1904.

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Annie Seated. 1858-59 Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 30.ii; Glasgow 32.iii. 5 3/4 x 3 3/4. Illustrated: Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress; Lumsden, The Art of Etching; Keppel, The Golden Age of Engraving. Signed in the plate. A fine impression on cream laid paper with full margins. $1,250. Another impression on very slightly blue-toned paper with wide margins. Signed and titled in the plate. $1,250.

One of the most charming of Whistler's early etchings, this portrait study of Annie Haden was etched around 1859. The etching is not to be found among the Twelve Etchings from Nature, having only been available as an independent print. Annie Haden was the eldest daughter of Whistler's half-sister, Deborah and the famous etcher, Sir Francis Seymour Haden. At the time of this etching, she would have been about 10 or 12 years old.

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The Menpes Children. 1904. Etching. Kennedy 261; Glasgow 300.i. 2 5/8 x 4 (sheet 10 x 7 1/2). This plate serves as the frontispiece in the deluxe edition of the book by Mortifier Menpes, Whistler As I Knew Him (London, 1904). One foxing spot in the margin, well outside the image; otherwise excellent condition. A fine impression printed on cream paper with full margins. Signed with the butterfly in the plate. $1,250.

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The Music Room. 1859. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 33 ii; Glasgow 39.iv. 5 11/16 x 8 1/2 (sheet 8 1/2 x 11 1/4). Glasgow records 52 known impressions. An exceptionally rich impression printed on antique laid paper. Unsigned. $9,750.

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Nursemaid and Child. 1859. Etching. Kennedy 37.ii; Glagow 42.ii. 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 (sheet 7 3/4 x 8 7/8). Glasgow records 33 known impressions. There was no published edition of this rare etching. A rich impression printed on cream laid paper with full margins. Signed 'Whistler' in the plate, lower left. $3,500.

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Seymour Haden, Jr, Seated. 1857-58. Etching. Kennedy 29.ii; Glasgow 9.iii. 5 5/16 x 3 3/4 (sheet 11 7/8 x 7 3/8). Glasgow records only 23 known impressions. A rich, tonal impression printed on cream laid paper with wide margins. Arthur Charles Haden, Whistler's nephew, would have been around six years old at the time this portrait was made. Unsigned. $3,500.

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Seymour Standing Under a Tree. 1858-59. Etching. Kennedy 31.ii/iii; Glasgow 30.ii/iii. 5 3/16 x 3 3/4 (sheet 11 3/4 x 8). Glasgow records 28 known impressions. A fine impression printed on fine cream laid paper, with wide margins and deckle edges on 3 sides. Signed in the plate. $3,500.

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The Wine Glass. 1859. Etching. Kennedy 27.ii; Glasgow 38.ii. 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 (sheet 5 7/8 x 4 3/8). There was no formal edition of the plate; Glasgow records only 39 known impressions. A well-inked, beautifully wiped impression printed on cream laid paper. Signed in the plate. $15,000.

London and The Thames. 1859-1879.

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The 'Adam and Eve', Old Chelsea. 1879. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 175.ii; Glasgow 182.iii. 6 15/16 x 11 7/8 (sheet 9 1/4 x 14 1/2). Glasgow records 90 known impressions. Illustrated: Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress; Salaman, The Great Painter-Etchers from Rembrandt to Whistler.; Modern Masters of Etching. A rich impression with plate tone, printed on fine laid paper. Signed with the butterfly in the plate. $3,000.

Another proof, a fine impression with plate tone, printed on Japanese mulberry (sheet 8 1/2 x 13). $2,500.

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J. Becquet, Sculptor (The Fiddler). 1859. Drypoint. Kennedy 52.iv/iv; Glasgow 62 vi/vi. 10 1/8 x 7 5/8 (sheet 12 1/16 x 9 9/16). Series: "Sixteen Etchings or Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects" (Thames Set), plate 8. Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 1 (1911): 36; Salaman, Modern Masters of Etching: Whistler.. An extremely rich impression with plate tone, printed on the Japanese mulberry paper with full margins. Unsigned. $4,500.

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Dipping the Flag. 1877. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 325; Glasgow 308.iii(?)/iv. 3 1/8 x 6 5/8 (sheet 8 1/2 x 13 1/4). Dipping the Flag formed part of the 'Jubilee ' alternatively 'Naval Review' set. Unique proof printed in red brown ink with tonal wiping on simili-japon paper. Signed with the butterfly in pencil. $25,000.

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Early Morning. 1878. Lithotint. Way 7, Levy 16, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 9.iii/iv. 6 1/2 x 10 3/16 (sheet 7 3/8 x 10 11/16). Edition 15 in states i and ii; 'several hundred' in iii and iv, according to Way. A fine impression on cream wove paper, with the legend outside the image trimmed. Printed by Way for inclusion in the July 18, 1878 issue of Piccadilly but never issued. Signed with the butterfly in the stone. $5,500.

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Early Morning Battersea (Cadogan Pier). 1863. Drypoint. Kennedy 75 only state; Glasgow 95.ii. 4 1/2 x 6 (sheet 6 x 9 3/8). Glasgow records 61 known impressions. Issued as plate 15 in "Sixteen Drypoints or Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects" (Thames Set). A rich impression with tonal wiping printed in black ink on fine antique cream laid paper. Unsigned. $2,750.

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The Forge. 1861. Drypoint. Kennedy 68.iv; Glasgow 86.vi. 7 1/2 x 12 1/2 (sheet 9 1/4 x 14). Glasgow records 92 known impressions. Series: A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects (Thames Set), plate 3. A rich, glowing proof printed on fine Japanese paper. Signed and dated in the plate. $4,750.

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Free Trade Wharf. 1877. Etching. Kennedy 163.v; Glasgow 171.iv.viii. 5 3/8 x 8 3/8 (sheet 7 x 10 3/8). Published in this state by the Fine Art Society, London, in 1879 in an edition of 100. A very rich impression in brown ink with with plate tone printed on fine cream laid paper with full margins. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the plate. $4,750.

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Fulham. 1879. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 182.ii; Glasgow 61.v. 5 1/4 x 8 1/8 (sheet 9 5/8 x 12 3/8). Glasgow lists 61 known impressions. A rich proof with plate tone printed on Japanese vellum. The Fine Art Society published the second state on January 28, 1879. Signed with the butterfly in the plate. $2,500.

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Landscape with Horses. 1859. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 36.ii; Glasgow 45.ii. 4 7/8 x 7 3/4 (sheet 6 7/8 x 9 5/8). Glasgow records 32 known impressions. A scarce early etching -- there was no published edition. A fine impression with atmospheric tonal wiping printed on AR[CHES] cream laid paper with full margins. A fine impression with atmospheric tonal wiping. Signed in the plate, lower center. $7,000.

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Longshoremen. 1859. Drypoint. Kennedy 45; Glasgow 52.iv. 5 7/8 x 8 3/4 (sheet 7 1/8 x 10 1/8). Glasgow records 37 known impressions. A rich proof with plate tone, printed on cream colored laid paper. Signed in the plate. $3,500.

Another impression. Longshoremen. 1859. Drypoint. Kennedy 45; Glasgow 52.iv 5 7/8 x 8 3/4 (sheet 9 x 13). Glasgow records 37 known impressions. Slightly light-struck; wrinkling in the margins. Printed with grey plate tone on Japanese paper. $2,750.

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Millbank. 1861. Etching. Kennedy. 71.iii/iv; Glasgow 78.iv/v. 4 x 5 (sheet 7 3/8 x 9 1/2). Series: "Sixteen Etchings or Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects." (Thames Set), plate 14. Glasgow records 74 impressions. A unique proof printed on Japanese chiri hand-made laid paper. Signed in the plate. $1,950.

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Nocturne. 1878. Lithotint. Way 5; Levy 11; Spink 8.ii. 6 3/4 x 10 1/4 (sheet 10 1/2 x 14 1/4). Lithograph on cream chine mounted on ivory plate paper, full margins. Second state (of 2). An early impression in this state , with remnants of the pooled washes at the left edge still distinct, aside from the edition of 100 printed on light blue laid appliqué for Notes. Provenance: Kennedy & Co. Signed in pencil, lower right. Price upon request.

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Old Battersea Bridge. 1879 and 1887. Lithograph. Way 12, Levy 24, Spink 18.ii. 5 7/8 x 13 1/8 (sheet 13 5/8 x 19 3/8). Printed by Thomas Way and issued by Boussod, Valadon and Co. in the portfolio, Art Notes. From the 1887 printingfor Art Notes in the edition of about 70 printed on the thin, greyish chine mounted on white/ivory wove paper (there were 30 impressions pulled on mounted Japan with larger sheets of wove backing). Monogrammed with the butterfly in the plate. A fine impression in excellent condition. $5,000.

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Old Hungerford Bridge. 1861. Etching. Kennedy 76.iii; Glasgow 76.iv. 5 3/8 x 8 1/8 (sheet 6 7/8 x 9 5/8). Issued as plate 6 of "A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects" (Thames Set). A rich impression with plate tone, printed on off-white laid paper. Signed in the plate. $3,500.

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Old Westminster Bridge. 1859. Etching. Kennedy 39, Glasgow 47.iii/iv. 3 x 7 7/8 (sheet 9 x 13 7/8). Glasgow records 74 known impressions. Signed and dated in the plate. Issued as plate 4 of 'A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects' (Thames Set). A fine proof with plate tone printed on (Hallines) laid paper with a partial 'HP' in a shield watermark. Signed and dated in the plate. $3,750.

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Price's Candle Factory. 1876-77. Drypoint. Kennedy 154.i/iv; Glasgow 166.i/xiii. 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 (sheet 7 3/4 x 12 1/4). There was no published edition of this rare image. Glasgow lists 19 other known impressions. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr printed by Whistler on fine laid paper. Professionally-repaired tear in the lower margin, well outside the image. Signed with the butterfly and annotated 'imp' in the margin. $25,000.

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Rotherhithe (Originally published as Wapping). 1860. Etching. Kennedy 66.iii; Glasgow 70.vi. 10 7/8 x 7 7/8 (sheet 11 9/16 x 8 1/2). Series: "Sixteen Etchings or Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects." (Thames Set) plate 5. Illustrated: Guichard, British Etchers, 1850-1940; Keppel, The Golden Age of Engraving; Salaman, The Great Painter-Etchers from Rembrandt to Whistler and Modern Masters of Etching: Whistler. A rich impression printed on 'depp' cream laid paper with an armorial watermark. Signed in the plate. $12,500.

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The Storm. 1861. Drypoint. Kennedy 81; Glasgow 81.iii. 6 1/4 x 11 (sheet 8 7/8 x 24). Later impression with the unobtrusive cancellation lines diminished and with minimal signs of deterioration. Printed on French papier vedátre. According to Kennedy, 'only 4 impressions are known before cancellation of the plate.' A fine tonal impression of this extremely scarce print - Glasgow mentions 35 known impressions. Signed and dated in the plate. $7,500.

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The Tall Bridge. 1878. Lithotint. Way 9; Levy 19; Spink, Stratis, Tedeschi 12.ii. 10 7/8 x 7 1/4 (sheet 11 3/8 x 7 5/8). Proof without the legend below, the letter text having been trimmed, as is commonly the case. Printed by Way for Piccadilly but never issued. The magazine failed and most of the proofs were destroyed. A beautiful, delicate printing with the layered applications of the lithotint washes clearly discernible. Signed with the butterfly in the stone. Accompanied by the Ando Hiroshige (1797-1868) woodblock that was apparently a major influence upon Whistler's image, . Kyobashi and the Bamboo Bank ofthe Sumida River. 1956-58. Japanese woodblock print. 13 1/4 x 5 5/8 (vertical oban. Series: 100 Views of Edo. This is plate 76 in the series of 120. Publisher: Uo-Ei. Later printing. Trimmed margins. Excellent color and condition. Price upon request.

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Thames Police (Wapping Wharf). 1859. Etching. Kennedy 44.iii; Glasgow 53.v (restored). 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 (sheet 10 x 13 7/8). Glasgow records 80 known impressions. Issued as plate 2 of 'A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects' (Thames Set). Printed on 'Hallines' laid paper. Signed and dated in the plate. $5,500.

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Vauxhall Bridge. 1861. Etching. Kennedy 70.ii; Glasgow 75.ii. 2 5/8 x 4 1/2 (sheet 3 5/8 x 7 3/4).Glasgow records 36 known impressions. A rich proof printed on pale cream laid paper with a partial watermark. Signed and dated in the plate. $2,250.

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W. Jones, Lime-Burner, Thames Street. 1859. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 46.ii; Glasgow 55.ii. 9 3/4 x 6 7/8 (sheet 10 15/16 x 7 5/16). Glasgow records 98 known impressions. Issued as plate 9 in "Sixteen Etchings or Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects." (Thames Set). Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 1 (1911): 35. A well-inked, cleanly wiped proof printed on antique cream laid paper. Signed and dated in the plate. $9,750.

W. Jones, Lime-Burner, Thames Street. 1859. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 46.ii; Glasgow 55.ii. 9 3/4 x 6 7/8 (sheet 11 9/16 x 8 9/16). Glasgow records 98 known impressions. Issued as plate 9 in "Sixteen Etchings or Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects." (Thames Set). Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 1 (1911): 35. A well-inked, cleanly wiped proof printed on antique cream laid paper. Iscribed in pencil in the margin: 'Proof taken from Copper Surface, previous to resteeling, May 1894, F. Golding. Imp.' in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate. $15,000.

The French Set and Paris. 1857-1861.

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Bibi Lalouette. 1859. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 51.ii; Glasgow 33.ii. 9 x 6 (sheet 10 1/2 x 7 5/16). Glasgow records 67 known impressions. A very rich impression, printed with tone and showing velvety burr from the drypoint work, especially in the boy’s hair. In the first statethere were two heads in the lower part of the plate. They were removed and Whistler turned the plate upside down; however, onehead remains visible in this strong early impression of the final state. Printed on fine cream laid paper. Signed and dated in the plate. Framed (the dark outline in the top of the mat is a reflection). $7,500.

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Bibi Valentin. 1859. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 50.ii; Glasgow 34.ii. 6 x 8 7/8 (sheet 8 11/16 x 10 11/16). Glasgow records 44 known impressions. A rich impression with burr, printed on watermarked laid paper with full margins. Signed and dated in the plate. $4,500.

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Drouet, Sculpteur. 1859. Drypoint. Kennedy 55.ii; Glasgow 35.ii (restored). With the cancellation lines in the nose erased. Two of the cancellation lines are just visible on the bridge of Drouet's nose. 8 7/8 x 6 (sheet 11 x 8 7/8). Illustrated: Salaman, Modern Masters of Etching: Whistler. A good impression on cream colored laid paper with full margins and deckle edges. Signed in the plate. $1,250.

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En Plein Soleil. (In full sun). 1858. Etching. Kennedy 15.ii; Glasgow 11.iii. 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 (sheet 5 x 6 7/16). Glasgow records 43 known impressions. Series: Douze Eaux-Fortes d'après Nature (French set). A rich proof with bistre ink, printed on cream laid paper with full margins. Signed 'Whistler' in the plate, lower left, and 'Imp. Delâtre Rue St. Jacques. 171' lower right. $3,250.

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The Rag Pickers, Quartier Mouffetard, Paris. 1857. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 23.v; Glasgow 29.v. 6 x 3 1/2. Series: Douze Eaux-Fortes d'après Nature (French set). A fine impression on cream laid paper with wide margins. Signed in the plate. $1,250.

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The Unsafe Tenement. 1858. Etching. Kennedy 17,iv; Glasgow 18.iv. 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 (sheet 8 1/4 x 10 3/8). Glasgow records 74 known impressions. Series: Douze Eaux-Fortes d'après Nature (French set). A very rich impression with plate tone printed in brown/black ink on fine laid paper with full margins. Signed in the plate. $3,500.

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Venus. 1859. Etching. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 59.ii; Glasgow 60.ii. 6 x 8 7/8 (sheet 9 1/2 x 12 1/2). Glasgow records 27 known impressions. A very rich proof printed in black ink on Japanese vellum. Signed and dated in the plate. $20,000.

Italy: 1879-1880.

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Nocturne: Furnace. 1879-80. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 213.vii; Glasgow 208.xii. 6 5/8 by 9 1/8 (image and sheet). Published by Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau with A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (the Second Venice Set) in 1886. A glowing impression with plate tone printed on laid paper. Signed and annotated 'imp' in pencil on the tab. $21,000.

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The Traghetto, No. 2. 1880. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 191.vii; Glasgow 233.vii/ix. 9 1/4 x 12. Series: Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings (First Venice set). Edition 100; Glasgow records 59 known impressions. Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 1 (1911): 53. A fine, atmospheric proof printed in black/brown in on toned laid paper with a partial Strasbourg lily watermark and an '1814' countermark. Monogrammed with the butterfly and annotated 'imp' on the tab in pencil by Whistler. $32,500.

Liverpool. 1875.

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Shipbuilder's Yard, Liverpool. 1875. Drypoint. Kennedy 146.iii; Glasgow 142.iv. 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 (sheet 7 3/4 x 12 1/4). There was no published edition of this rare image. Glasgow lists 22 other known impressions. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr printed by Whistler on fine laid paper countermarked 'PD'. Provenance: Howard Mansfield to Harris Whittemore to a family friend as a wedding gift in 1942. Annotated in an unknown hand '3HM' [Howard Mansfield] lower left margin and '1.(ut 25)'lower right margin and initialed 'OEX' verso. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the plate. $30,000.

The Netherlands. 1886-89.

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Barges, Dordrecht. 1886. Etching. Kennedy 244; Glasgow 262. 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 (sheet 4 1/4 x 6 3/4). There was no lifetime edition. Glasgow lists only 10 other known impressions. A fine impression printed in black ink on white laid paper, before the plate was corroded. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the plate. $2,750.

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The Little Wheelwright's. 1886. Etching. Kennedy 245; Glasgow 242. 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 (sheet 5 1/8 x 6 1/8). There was no lifetime edition. Glasgow lists only 13 other known impressions. A fine impression printed in black ink on white laid paper. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the plate. $5,500.

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Balcony, Amsterdam. 1889. Etching and drypoint.Kennedy 405.iii; Glasgow 446.iv. A rich impression printed in brown/black ink on watermarked laid paper. Printed by the etcher, Nathaniel Sparks (1880 – 1956). Numbered '2' and inscribed in pencil in the lower margin: 'The second proof of inscribed four proofs taken from the original plate with my authority Rosalind Birnie Philip'. Inscribed in pencil, verso: 'To Nathaniel Sparkes from R. Birnie Philip Oct 28th 1936'. Annotated verso, 'Nathaniel Sparks Imp.' A rich, glowing impression of this rare image. $10,000.

Lithographs

Family and Friends

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Afternoon Tea. 1897. Lithograph. Way 147; Levy 224; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 173. 7 1/2 x 6 (sheet 14 13/16 x 9 9/16). Edition 100 printed by Clot, issued by Ambroise Vollard in L'Album d'estampes originales de la Galerie Vollard (second album, Paris 1897). A rich impression printed onthe full sheet. Monogrammed in the stone. $4,500.

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The Doctor. 1895. Lithograph. Way 78; Levy 117; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 110. 8 1/2 x 6 (sheet 10 x 7 3/8). Edition of about 3,000 published in The Pageant, November, 1896. A fine impression printed on off-white glossy wove paper. Unsigned. $600.

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Gants de Suede. (Suede Gloves.) 1890. Lithograph. Way 26, Levy 40, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 35. 8 1/2 x 4 (sheet 11 1/8 x 7 3/4). As printed by Way and published in The Studio, London April 16, 1894 with their blindstamp.Slightly toned; otherwise fine condition. Printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone. $875.

England and France

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La Jolie Newyorkaise. (The Lovely Lady from New York). 1894. Lithograph. Way 61; Levy 92; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 99. 6 1/4 x 9 (sheet 15 x 10 1/8). Edition 30 printed by Way, and 30 printed posthumously by Goulding November 2, 1903. A fine impression printed from the later edition on the full sheet of 'O.W.P. & A.O.L.' laid paper. Collector's seal verso: Rosalind Birnie Philip (Lugt 405). Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone. $6,500.

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Little Evelyn. 1896. Lithograph. Way 110; Levy 159; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 146. 7 x 4 1/2 (sheet 12 5/8 x 9 1/2). Printed by Thomas Way for The Art Journal, 1896. Printed on the full sheet of cream laid paper. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone, to the left of Evelyn's shoulder. $650.

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Nude Model Reclining. 1893. Transfer lithograph with stumping. Way 47, Levy 75, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 73. iii. 4 1/2 x 8 1/16 (sheet 7 7/8 x 12 3/16). Way listed 25 lifetime proofs, although the number was at least forty-four (Goulding printed 30 posthumous impressions on November 30, 1904). Printed on cream laid paper with a foolscap watermark. Signed with the butterfly in the stone and in pencil. $19,500.

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La Robe Rouge. (The Red Dress.) 1894. Lithograph. Way 68, Levy 96, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 107.ii. 7 1/2 x 6 (sheet 11 1/2 x 8 1/8). As published in The Studio, London, with their blindstamp. A fine impression printed on cream wove paper. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone. $875.

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Tête-à-Tête in the Garden. 1894. Lithograph. Way 54, Levy 85, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 90. 8 x 6 1/2(sheet 10 7/8 x 8 1/2). Edition of 25 lifetime impressions plus a few proofs recorded by Way (Goulding printed 30 posthumous impressions in 1904, after which the stone was erased). Printed on ivory laid paper from an antique volume, numbered 178 recto and 177 verso, lower right. A very good lifetime impression of this extremely scarce print. Signed with the butterfly in the stone. $6,500.

England and France

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Charing Cross Railway Bridge. 1916. Transfer lithograph with with stumping, scraping and incising. Way 120, Levy 166, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 157. 5 1/8 x 8 1/2 (sheet 81/4 x 13). Way lists 27 impressions (Goulding printed 36 posthumous impressions on April 29, 1904). Printed by Goulding on 'Pro Patria' watermarked laid paper. The verso of the paper has ink script that, when showing through to the front, looks like lines of mist in the water and sky. The text is in Greek and Latin. According to Martha Tedeschi, other Whistler lithographs are also printed on paper with similar text. Collector's seal, verso: Rosalind Birnie Philip, Whistler's sister-in-law, Lugt 405. Signed with the butterfly in the stone. $5,500.

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Chelsea Rags. 1888. Lithograph. Way 22, Levy 35, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 26. 7 1/8 x 6 5/16 (sheet 12 3/4 x 8). Printed on cream laid paper. One of 13 impressions listed by Way, before the image was transferred to supplementary stones for the edition of 500-1,000 printed by Way and issued in the Albemarle, January, 1892. Collector's seal, verso: Rosalind Birnie Philip, Whistler's sister-in-law, Lugt 406. Signed with the butterfly in the stone and in pencil. $7,500.

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Chelsea Shops. 1888. Lithograph. Way 20, Levy 33, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 24.ii. 7 3/8 x 5 3/8 (sheet 10 x 7 7/8). Way lists 17 lifetime impression (Goulding printed 30 posthumous impressions 1904, after which the stone was erased). Printed on cream laid paper. Collector's seal, verso: Rosalind Birnie Philip, Whistler's sister-in-law, Lugt 406. Signed with the butterfly in the stone and in pencil. A fine impression of this very rare image. $12,500.

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The Fair. 1895-96. Lithograph. Way 92, Levy 144, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 135.ii. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 (sheet 13 x 9 5/8). A fine impression printed on antique cream laid paper. Way lists 15 lifetime impressions (Goulding printed 30 proofs on April 11, 1904). Collector' seal verso: LDB (not in Lugt). Presumably one of the 15 lifetime impression. Monogrammed with the butterfly above the awning in the stone. Housed in a silver and black frame with a silk mat. A fine impression of this scarce image. $7,500.

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Gaiety Stage Door. 1879 and 1887. Lithograph. Way 10, Levy 21, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 14.ii. 4 7/8 x 7 5/8 (13 1/16 x x 14 3/4). A fine impression on cream Japanese paper (large set), mounted onto white plate paper. Edition of 100 printed by Way and issued by Boussod, Valadon & Co., as published in the portfolio, Notes 1887-88. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone and in pencil. $6,500. Another proof, without the pencil monogram, $3,250.

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Lindsey Row, Chelsea. 1888. Lithograph. Way 20; Levy 33; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 23. 5 x 8. Way lists 14 impressions (Goulding printed 42 posthumous impressions). This is one of the posthumous impressions. Printed on cream laid paper countermarked 'A.W.P.& A.O.L.' $5,000.

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Little Doorway, Lyme Regis. 1895. Lithograph. Way 83, Levy 122, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 119. 9 x 6 (13 1/2 x 9 3/4). Edition of 15 lifetime impressions listed by Way Way (Goulding printed 30 posthumous impressions in 1904, after which the stone was erased). Printed on cream laid paper with a Strasbourg Lily/LVG with a IV countermark (Chicago 289), indicating a posthumous impression. Collector's seal, verso: Rosalind Birnie Philip, Whistler's sister-in-law, Lugt 405. Signed with the butterfly in the stone. $4,500.

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The Long Gallery, Louvre. 1894. Lithograph. Way 52; Levy 83; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 146. 8 3/8 x 5 3/4 (sheet 11 x 8). As published in The Studio, 1894, with their blindstamp. Printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone. $825.

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Maunder's Fish Shop. 1890. Lithograph. Way 26, Levy 42, Stratis, Spink and Tedeschi 37.ii. 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 (sheet 12 x 8). Printed on laid paper with a foolscap 7-pointed collar watermark. One of the impressions pulled by Way from the original stone before the printed text was added, and before the image was transferred to supplementary stones and printed for inclusion in the December 27, 1890 edition of The Whirlwind. Signed with the butterfly in the stone. $4,500.

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Newspaper Stall, Rue de Seine. 1893. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 432.ii; Glasgow 474.ii. 3 3/16 x 7 13/16 (sheet 7 7/8 x 12). Glasgow records 13 known impressions. A very rich impression in warm brown/black ink printed on cream aantique paper with a coat of arms with a tower watermark. Signed with the butterfly in the plate, upper right; a faint monogram in pencil. $25,000.

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Nursemaids: les bonnes de Luxembourg. 1894. Lithograph. Way 84; Levy 79; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 81. 9 x 6 1/2 (sheet 12 1/2 x 9). Edition of about 3,000 published in The Art Journal, December, 1894. A fine impression printed on ivory colored wove paper. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone. $850.

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Savoy Pigeons. 1896. Lithograph. Way 118; Levy 164; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 154. 8 x 5 3/4 (sheet 11 1/8 x 7 3/4). Edition about 3,000. As published in The Studio, June, 1896, with their blindstamp. Printed on the full sheet of cream laid paper. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone. $650.

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The Smith, Passage du Dragon. 1894. Lithograph. Way 73; Levy 110; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 103.i/ii. 11 7/8 x 7 1/2 (sheet 13 x 8 3/8). Edition 34 in three states (Goulding printed 45 posthumous impressions in 1904. A fine impression of the very rare first state, printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Collector's seal verso: Rosalind Birnir Philip (Lugt 406). Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone and in pencil. $10,000.

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The Sunny Smithy. 1895. Lithograph. Way 85; Levy 130; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 121. 5 1/2 x 8 (sheet 9 1/16 x 12 5/16). Only 4 impressions listed by Way. Printed on Japanese vellum. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone in the center of the anvil. $15,000.

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The Tyresmith. 1890. Lithograph. Way 27, Levy 41, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 36. 6 3/4 x 6 7/8 (sheet 1- 5/8 x 7 7/8). Printed in cream laid paper with a 'Harris & McMurd[o]/1814' watermark. An impression before the text and before the image was transferred to supplementary stones for publication in the November 15, 1890 issue of The Whirlwind. According to the Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink catalogue, page 152, "The published editon was machine printed from supplementary stones on smooth ivory wove paper, which has often discolored to cream. Periodical impressions tend to be slightly coarser, glossier and higher in contrast than those printed by hand." Signed with the butterfly in the stone. $3,500.

Another proof, from the published edition on smooth ivory paper. Professionally -repaired tears in the margins, one extending into the edge of the image on the right, and an unobtrusive reinforced cente. $350.

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The Whitesmiths, Impasse des Carmélites. 1894. Transfer lithograph with stumping. Way 53, Levy 84, Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 92. iii. 8 5/8 x 6 3/8 (sheet 11 x 7 7/8). Way listed 28 lifetime proofs (Goulding printed 40 posthumous impressions on December 11, 1903). Printed on fine ivory laid paper. Signed with the butterfly in the stone and in pencil. $10,000.

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Victoria Club. 1879 and 1887. Lithograph. Way 11.ii; Levy 22; Tedeschi, Stratis and Spink 15.ii. 8 x 5 3/8 (sheet 16 5/8 x 12 1/16). A rich impression printed on greyish ivory proofing paper mounted on ivory plate paper. Edition of 100 printed by Way and issued by Boussod, Valadon & Co., as published in the portfolio, Notes 1887-88. Monogrammed with the butterfly in the stone. $3,500.

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Whistleriana.

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Walter Greaves. 1846-1930.

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Avenue Cremorne Gardens. Pencil, ink and watercolor. 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 (sheet 10 1/2 x 12 3/4. Exhibited at the Parkin Gallery. Signed in the image; titled beneath the image, lower left, in the artist's hand. The image appears to depict Whistler and his wife, Beatrix. $3,500.

Henri Guérard. 1846-1897

after

James Abbott McNeill Whistler 1834- 1903.

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Le Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac. c. 1894. Etching with drypoint and roulette. 9 1/8 x 4 1/4 (10 1/2 x 7 1/8). As published in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1903. A fine impression printed by Porcabeuf on cream laid paper. Signed in the plate.

Sir Francis Seymour Haden, R.A., P.R.E.1818-1910.

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Whistler’s House, Old Chelsea. 1863. Etching and drypoint. Schneiderman 50.vii. 6 x 8 7/8 (sheet 7 5/16 x 10 1/4). As published in the Études à l’eau-forte. A fine impression printed on simili-Japan paper. Hinge stain in the upper margin, well outside the image; otherwise good condition. Haden depicts Whistler’s house, looking towards Cheyne Walk and old Battersea Bridge. Signed, dated and titled in the plate. $650.

Paul César Helleu. 1859-1927.

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Portrait of Whistler with the Monacle. 1897. Drypoint. 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 (sheet 16 3/4 x 11 5/8). A carefully wiped impression with plate tone, from the cancelled plate (there were only 28 impressions before the plate was cancelled), printed on cream laid paper. A delightful portrait of Helleu's colleague and friend, Whistler. $2,500.

William Brassey Hole, R.S.A., R.S.W., R.E. 1846-1917.

(after James Abbott McNeill Whistler. 1834-1903)

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Whistler in Painting Jacket. (after the painting by Whistler. Gallatin 4). 1897. Photogravure. Gallatin 137. 9 7/8 x 7 1/4 (sheet 12 1/4 x 8 15/16). Published by Virtue & Co. Ltd (publishers of The Art Journal). Titled in the plate, below the image. $190.

Clifford R. James 19th-20th century, after James Abbott McNeill Whistler. 1834-1903.

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The Little White Girl 1922. Mezzotint printed in colors. 20 x 13 (frame 32 x 25). Edition 250. Signed in pencil. Provenance: the estate of Katherine W. Mellon, Stonington, CT. Housed in a gold Whistler-style frame. An extremely large an impressive presentation. The painting is in the National Gallery, London. $975.

Mortimer Luddington Menpes, N.E.A.C., R.B..A., R.E., R.I., R.O.I. 1860-1938.

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Whistler Monocle, Left Eye, Head Tilted. Drypoint. 7 3/8 x 5 3/4 (sheet 10 x7 7/8). A rich impression with drypoint burr and plate tone, printed cream laid paper with a partial thistle watermark. Signed and annotated 'imp' in pencil, indicating an impression printed by Menpes. $5,500.

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Portrait of Whistler with the White Lock, Wearing a Monacle. c. 1880. Drypoint. Menpes 22. 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 (sheet 11 x 8 7/8). A fine impression printed on '[ing]res FRANCE' countermarked laid paper on the full sheet with deckle edges on three sides. Excellent condition. Signed and annotated 'imp' in pencil, indicating an impression printed by Menpes. $5,500.

Thomas Robert Way. 1861-1913.

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J.A.M. Whistler with the White Lock. c. 1895. Lithograph. Gallatin 131. 8 1/8 x 5 1/2 (sheet 10 X 6 3/4). A tonal impression printed on fine wove paper. Signed in pencil. $3,500

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Please click on the link to the Glasgow online catalogue raisonné James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings A Catalogue Raisonné.

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