James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) The Beach, Ostend Etching, c.1886-88, a very fine impression printed with tone, in dark brown, on antique laid, watermarked "IH", from the posthumous edition of 3 impressions, printed by Nathaniel Sparks in 1931, signed by Sparks in pencil verso, 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 182mm (3 1/8 x 7 1/4in)(PL)
Lot 44
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) The Beach, Ostend Etching, c.1886-88, a very fine impression printed with tone, in dark brown, on antique laid, watermarked "IH", from the posthumous edition of 3 impressions, printed by Nathaniel Sparks in 1931, signed by Sparks in pencil verso, 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 182mm (3 1/8 x 7 1/4in)(PL)
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,385) inc. premium
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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
The Beach, Ostend (Kennedy 354)
Etching, c.1886-88, a very fine impression printed with tone, in dark brown, on antique laid, watermarked "IH", from the posthumous edition of 3 impressions, printed by Nathaniel Sparks in 1931, signed by Sparks in pencil verso, 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 182mm (3 1/8 x 7 1/4in)(PL)
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