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Doorway and Vine

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.334
State: 12/18

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by Albert W. Scholle (d. 1910), 1910. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 46984). Watson Bradley Dickerman (1846-1923). William P. Carl; bought by Peter Lunder, 24 April 2003; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:011.2003  


Paper size:232 x 156 mm  
Plate mark size:232 x 156 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Watermarks:none visible  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light tone, more at the bottom; wiped clean in bright area of doorway  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of mid-1880s; tab 38-53mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'D 6966'; 'a 46984'; '7763'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Show Mount / Doorway + Vine / FEX Ø / SC [?]' *  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.