1 - 2 May 2007
JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER
Regent's Quadrant (K. 239)
etching, 1880-1, on laid paper, the second state (of four), signed with the butterfly and annotated 'imp' in pencil on the tab, the full sheet, minor surface soiling, the palest time staining, otherwise in good condition, framed
S. 6 5/16 x 4 5/8 in. (160 x 118 mm.)
C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries.
An indistinguishable circular blindstamp.
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The blindstamp mentioned in the catalogue is that of J.H. Hutchinson, London (L. 2921), a discerning 19th-century collector of Whistler's etchings.
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