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Baltimore Museum of Art
Accession no: 1996.48.7637
State: 4/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © The Baltimore Museum of Art  
Provenance:George A. Lucas (1824-1909), Paris; acquired by the Baltimore Museum of Art, MD, 1996.  


Paper size:385 x 265 mm  
Plate mark size:275 x 201 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:very thin  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone  
Note on foul biting:strong foul biting particularly at the right and bottom plate edges, and all round except in the bottom half of the right side.  
Print note:A fine, richly inked impression. The scratch is visible in the sky. There is strong burr on the figures and pillar, and very fine drypoint between the masts in the centre on the river area.  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler. 1860.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:see signature  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:possibly 'W.' at bottom right  
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:'M.I. LUCAS COLLECTION' stamp on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Proof exposed by Whistler in Paris Salon -' ' W.' on recto under platemark; 'Exposed in Salon no 2756 -', ' Rotherhithe - or 60' at bottom left, '169' encircled on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.