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The Long House (The Dyers, Amsterdam)

Hamburger Kunsthalle
Accession no: 30473
State: 6/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  


Paper size:165 x 271 mm  
Plate mark size:165 x 271 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:distinctive, even plate tone, slightly lighter on house  
Note on foul biting:some foul biting at lower right corner  
Print note:paper fibres visible as light lines in the right area of the water  


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:butterfly in graphite on verso and on tab  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1 Mar 6 / for […]' verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:202 mm from left, 2 x 9 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:verso lower right: brown seal of Hamburg with text 'KUNSTHALLE ZU HAMBURG' (Lugt 1233), '30473'  
Dealers' stock nos:verso lower right: '958'; bottom centre: '482'  
Misc inscriptions by others:verso bottom centre: 'Amsterdam The Long House'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.