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The Visitors' Boat

Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1917.498
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1917.  
Additional acq. no:1761  


Paper size:180 x 125 mm  
Plate mark size:176 x 125 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:printed with some plate tone, particularly at the plate edges and on the lower portion of the plate.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Faint remnants of lines at the centre indicate an earlier idea or abandoned subject.  


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. 1)' on verso, lower left  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:Circular stamp with Japanese letters (Bryan Lathrop, Lugt 2972)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'[illeg: "Call it" or "Coll id"?] - Naval Review' at lower left verso; '75' at lower centre verso; 'Troop Ships W238' crossed out and '1761' at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.