Ch√Ęteau de Verneuil, Touraine

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 408
Date: 1888
Medium: etching
Size: 178 x 128 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 4
Catalogues: K.380; M.381
Impressions taken from this plate  (4)


It was never published. However, it can be considered related to Whistler's unpublished 'Renaissance Set'.


It was rarely exhibited. Impressions were shown after Whistler's death, in the comprehensive exhibition at the Grolier Club in New York in 1904 and at the Memorial Exhibition in London in 1905. 13

13: New York 1904a (cat. no. 394); London Mem. 1905 (cat. no. 266).


Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) bought an impression from H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, on 15 August 1891 (Graphic with a link to impression #K3800103). 14 Whistler also sold an impression of 'Chateau de Verneuil, Touraine' to Wunderlich's in 1900 for £6.6.0, which may have been that acquired by Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916) (Graphic with a link to impression #K3800102) or Harry Brisbane Dick (1855-1916) (Graphic with a link to impression #K3800104). 15

14: Stock no. a 19691.

15: Sales record, 16 April 1901, GUW #07330; stock nos. a 35399, 36135.