JAMES ABBOTT MCNEILL WHISTLER (Lowell, Massachusetts 1834 - London 1903) ALDERNEY STREET
Etching, c. 1880-1; Kennedy 238, second state (of 2); Glasgow 246, second state (of 3) (cf. Margaret F. MacDonald, Grischka Petri, Meg Hausberg, and Joanna Meacock, James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings, a catalogue raisonné, University of Glasgow, 2011). Signed in the plate at top right wit the butterfly. A very good impression on laid paper, printed for the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in April 1881 to illustrate an article on Whistler’s Nocturnes and Etchings by Theodore Duret. With margins, paper toned, otherwise in very good condition. 165 x 102 mm.