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Little Arthur

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 9
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1938  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bought with the Pennell Fund by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:190 x 148 mm  
Plate mark size:81 x 56 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory on off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine on wove plate paper  
Note on the paper:ivory paper is almost discoloured to tan  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:tiny spots  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'JW'; 'Whistler'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue. St Jacques. 171.'  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'ERJP' in circle (E. R. & J.Pennell, Lugt suppl. 874a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K.9 III Little Arthur (the rare 3rd state / before the plate was cut)' by Harold Wright  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.