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James Abbot McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), Gabled Roofs, lithograph, 1893. Reference: Chicago (Spink et al) 64, only state. From the lifetime edition of 12 (there was also a posthumous edition of 53 printed by Goulding in 1904). In very good condition, with margins, 7 3/4 x 6 1/4, the sheet 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches.
Provenance: Childs Gallery, Boston, with their stamp verso, and on their mat (with their catalogue notations).
A fine impression of this rare lithograph, printed on a cream laid paper with the watermark ProPatriaB (this is Spink watermark 251, one of the watermarks specified in Spink as characteristic of the lifetime impressions of this lithograph.
Gabled Roofs is one of the five lithographs Whistler made during the tour through Brittany he made in 1893 with his wife.