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November 14 - 19, 2020

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LOT 20
After James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
  • After James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
  • After James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
  • After James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

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After James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), American

ARRANGEMENT IN BLACK: LA DAME AU BRODEQUIN JAUNE – PORTRAIT OF LADY ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, AFTER 1893

Halftone engraving with letters of the publisher: Swan Electric Engraving Company (London, UK) in the plate below the image lower left margin; signed "Whistler" with his butterfly monogram in pencil lower left margin.

Image/Sheet 8.9 ins x 4.3 ins; 22.7 cms x 11 cms; 11.1 ins x 5.7 ins; 28.3 cms x 14.5 cms

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $120
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

After Whistler's painting, "Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune – Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell" was probably started in 1882 and, although first exhibited in 1884, may have been completed in the following year. The original painting from which this print was published is held in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Accession Number: W1895-1-11.

This lot was printed after 1893 when the business was renamed the Swan Electric Engraving Company, London, UK

Provenance:

Zwicker's Gallery, Halifax, N.S. label verso;
Private Collection, Waverly, N.S.