Richard Josey (British, 1840-1906), After James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1: Port
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- September 21, 2018 10:00AM
Richard Josey (British, 1840-1906), After James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)
Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1: Portrait of the Artist's Mother, 1879, published by Henry Graves & Co., London. Signed "Richard Josey" in pencil l.r., signed "Whistler" and with butterfly in pencil l.l., publisher identified within the plate, The Printseller's Association, London, dry stamp (Lugt, 2050/2051) with initials "GHZ" in the middle l.l. Mezzotint on chine collé, plate size 17 1/4 x 17 3/8 in. (43.7 x 44.0 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Supporting sheet with gentle handling creases and toning, subtle fingerprints and other soiling, pencil annotations to lower edge.
Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston.
Sheet measures 22 1/2 x 20 in. (57.0 x 50.6 cm). No additional issues to report.
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