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Kupferstich-Kabinett der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Accession no: A 1902-8
State: 6/6

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Photo: Herbert Boswank  
Provenance:Sold by Whistler to the Kupferstich-Kabinett Dresden in 1901 on the occasion of the International Art Exhibition.  


Paper size:161 x 241 mm  
Plate mark size:161 x 241 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese laid  
Note on the paper:thin  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:slight tone in upper corners  
Note on foul biting:clusters of granular tone in bottom corners and near left margin; loose pitting in left half (open door); foul biting along lower edge  
Print note:  


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:'[illegble, partially erased] Feb.' on verso at lower left  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:49 mm from left, 3 x 11 mm  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.