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James Abbott McNeill Whistler. 1834-1903.

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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 10 5/8 x 7 7/8). Printed on cream wove paper, as published in the November 15, 1890 issue of The Whirlwind. Marginal tears, not affecting the image. Signed with the butterfly in the stone. Housed in a 15 x 14 3/4-inch gold wood frame with a ribbon decoration and grey highlights. $1,000.

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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 10 5/8 x 7 7/8). Printed on 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. $2,750.

The locastion is in Chelsea.

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