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Mrs Leyland, Sr.

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Accession no: WAG 10616
State: 2/3

Collection credit:The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Museums  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock nos. a 3349, 9269). Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York, 1910; Harris G. Whittemore, Naugatuck, CT. Bought from Kennedy Galleries, New York, June 1987, $3,000.  


Paper size:277 x 203 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 151 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:light weight with long uneven fibres.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a light-medium print tone that is more pronounced around the upper body of figure and creates shadow behind her.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:There is a very soft smudgy effect.  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
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:On recto, at lower left corner, in black ink: 'HW' (Howard Mansfield, L.1342) x 3, also on verso, at lower left and lower right. On verso, at lower right corner, in blue ink: 'HM' (monogram, H. G. Whittemore, L.1384a).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 3349' on recto, at lower right corner; 'a 92969' on verso at lower left; 'NUMBER 1889', 'Stock Number: 105021.0000' on mount, printed sticker.  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W209' on recto, at lower right corner.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.