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The Fishing Boat

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP
State: 4/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), New York; acquired by the New York Public Library, S. P. Avery Collection.  


Paper size:163 x 231 mm  
Plate mark size:155 x 231 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):n/a  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone, slightly more at bottom  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:glittery in the boat, but colour of paper is a bit uneven  


Whistler's sign on plate:no (very faint remnant of 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 possibly not by Whistler  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:the tab butterfly is odd  
Collector's mark:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.