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The Pierrot

Brooklyn Museum
Accession no: 44.2.1
State: 6/8

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Mr. and Mrs Horace B. Havemeyer; given in 1944 to the Brooklyn Museum  


Paper size:231 x 163 mm  
Plate mark size:231 x 161 mm  
Note on size:tiny margin on left  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:at edges  
Note on foul biting:some tiny dots  
Print note:good soft impression  


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:'4. Feb. 23.' on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:so, printed on 23 Feb. 1890  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.