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

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)

Chelsea, 1878-79, final state of five (Glasgow, 181). Monogrammed within the plate, Printseller's Association dry stamp (Lugt, 2050-2051) with initials "HR" in the center l.l. Etching on laid paper with "1814/2" watermark, plate size 5 5/16 x 8 1/8 in. (13.4 x 20.5 cm), partially matted, unframed.
Condition: Mat burn, glue residue to outer margins, faint water or similar staining to lower margin, gentle toning, lower edge unevenly trimmed, tear to left edge.
Estimate $500-700


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Glasgow, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, One cent coin, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Tonalism, Visual arts

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