Lot 40

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 x 4.3 in — 22.7 x 11 cm 11.1 x 5.7 in — 28.3 x 14.5 cm

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

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 Electic Engraving.

Estimate: $600—800

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