Artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834-1903
Printer Thomas Way and Son, English, active c.1878 - 1896
  • The Sisters
Date 1894
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on off-white laid paper
Dimensions Image: 6 × 9 1/8 inches (15.2 × 23.2 cm)
Sheet: 8 1/8 × 11 5/8 inches (20.6 × 29.5 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 30.48
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, on stone, center left edge of image: [Whistler's butterfly device]
Signed, in pencil, lower left center: [Whistler's butterfly device]
Marks Watermark, center of sheet: [possibly FG or GL in shield]
Stamp, in brown, lower left, verso: R. Birnie Philip
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, bottom left edge: Way 71 II The Sisters
Inscribed, lower right corner: c. 17529
Rosalind Birnie Philip (London, England).
1930-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)