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"Courtyard, Chelsea Hospital" 1888

Unmounted (1) s. in stone with butterfly; u.l.
(2) Watermark; "R. MUNN & CO. / 1824" CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) PRINT WAY, Thomas Robert; (English; 1861-1913) Whistler drew "Courtyard, Chelsea Hospital" directly on stone rather than on transfer paper. The stone appears to have been coarsely grained, providing a difficult drawing surface; as a result, impressions are somewh…