The Wine Shop, Amboise
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||175 x 127 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at right|
|No. of States:||1|
|Impressions taken from this plate (1)|
The Wine Shop, Amboise was not published.
It was not exhibited in Whistler's lifetime. The first known exhibition was at the Grolier Club in New York in 1904, to which it was almost certainly lent by Howard Mansfield (1849-1938) (). 7
7: New York 1904a (cat. no. 354).
SALES & COLLECTORS
The '1st Proof' was sold by Whistler to the New York print dealers, H. Wunderlich & Co., for £8.8.0 on 6 April 1891. 8 This was the sole known impression, and was acquired by Howard Mansfield (1849-1938) () and then, through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, by Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937); it was later bought by the Library of Congress.
8: GUW #13097.