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San Biagio

Baltimore Museum of Art
Accession no: 1996.48.12295
State: 1/17

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:218 x 307 mm  
Plate mark size:209 x 307 mm  
Note on size:.  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:'antique' (pre 1800) laid paper.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light overall tone, with more on the water, particularly at right.  
Note on foul biting:a few flecks  
Print note:The ink looks brown on this paper.  


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:Butterfly of 1880/1881; large tab perhaps not cut by Whistler  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:pencil butterfly of 1880  
Collector's mark:'M.I. LUCAS COLLECTION' stamp on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'TC' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.