The Long Balcony, 1894

  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903
  • Thomas Way and Son, English, active c.1878 - 1896

Lithograph printed in black ink on heavy, off-white laid paper

  • Image: 8 × 6 3/8 inches (20.3 × 16.2 cm) Sheet: 11 1/8 × 9 inches (28.3 × 22.9 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

30.51

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Exterior
  • Lithography
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Balcony
  • Lithograph

Signed, on stone, upper right center of image: [Whistler's butterfly device] Signed, in pencil, lower center: [Whister's butterfly device]

Watermark: [lower half of the putto standing on a sphere]

Inscribed, in pencil, bottom right edge: W. 49. Inscribed, lower right corner: 3

1930-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, The Long Balcony, 1894, lithograph printed in black ink on heavy, off-white laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 30.51.