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La Mère Gérard

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.358
State: 1/4

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow; H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1902 (stock no. a 65615); listed by E. G. Kennedy (1910) as owned by Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, jr (1863-1912), Boston. Watson Bradley Dickerman (1846-1923). William P. Carl; bought by Peter Lunder, 13 February 2003; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:008.2003  


Paper size:127 x 85 mm  
Plate mark size:127 x 85 mm  
Note on size:trimmed within platemark  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove [chine?]  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:clean wiped  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'La Mere Gerard.' on recto  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'B.M.' (B.B. MacGeorge, L. 394); 'J.C' (T. J. Coolidge, Lugt 1429) stamps on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 65615'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'TJC / 466 / pair HWO'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.