James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Seats, Gray's Inn Etching, c.1886-88, a very fine impression, in brown, printed with tone, on antique laid, watermarked "IH", from the posthumous edition of 3 impressions, printed by Nathaniel Sparks, signed verso by Sparks in pencil, inscribed in lower margin recto in pencil "The 1st proof of an issue of 3 prints taken from the original plate by my authority. Rosalind Birnie Philip.", 80 x 175mm (3 1/8 x 6 7/8in)(PL) unframed
Lot 43
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Seats, Gray's Inn Etching, c.1886-88, a very fine impression, in brown, printed with tone, on antique laid, watermarked "IH", from the posthumous edition of 3 impressions, printed by Nathaniel Sparks, signed verso by Sparks in pencil, inscribed in lower margin recto in pencil "The 1st proof of an issue of 3 prints taken from the original plate by my authority. Rosalind Birnie Philip.", 80 x 175mm (3 1/8 x 6 7/8in)(PL) unframed
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Seats, Gray's Inn (Kennedy 299)
Etching, c.1886-88, a very fine impression, in brown, printed with tone, on antique laid, watermarked "IH", from the posthumous edition of 3 impressions, printed by Nathaniel Sparks, signed verso by Sparks in pencil, inscribed in lower margin recto in pencil "The 1st proof of an issue of 3 prints taken from the original plate by my authority. Rosalind Birnie Philip.", 80 x 175mm (3 1/8 x 6 7/8in)(PL) (unframed)
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