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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) Nude Model, Reclining

Auction:
2840B
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2840B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 11, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903)

Nude Model, Reclining, 1893, final state of three, possibly from the Goulding edition of 41 printed in 1904 (Way, 47; Levy, 75; Chicago, 73). Monogrammed within the matrix, identified on a label from Kennedy & Co., New York, affixed to the backing. Transfer lithograph on laid paper with a partial Strasbourg Lily/LVG watermark, image size 4 5/8 x 8 3/8 in. (11.7 x 21.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins over 2 1/2 inches, toning, mat burn, pale foxing.

Provenance: Descendants of the Lanier family of Indiana and New York.
Estimate $600-800

The sheet measures 10 1/8 x 13 3/4 inches. There are pencil annotations to the corners u.r. and l.l. plus on the verso. It is hinged near the upper corners with old hinges/residue in the same area.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Levy, James Abbott McNeill, Chicago, Book collecting, Foxing, Lion-reclining, Papermaking

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