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La Mère Gérard

British Museum
Accession no: 1876.11.11.510
State: 2/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris; sold at auction, Sotheby, London, 30 April 1876 (lot 730), bought by Alphonse Wyatt Thibaudeau (ca 1840 - d.1892), £2.10.0. Acquired by the British Museum, London, 1876.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA49115  


Paper size:162 x 123 mm  
Plate mark size:130 x 90 - 128 at right! mm  
Note on size:confirmed size - noticeably bigger  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):wove (sight)  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:no (sight)  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:no  
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:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:red stamp on recto - cut off at bottom left corner  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.