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Little Arthur

Boston Public Library
Accession no: W.1175
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Albert H. Wiggin (1868-1951), Boston; given to Boston Public Library, MA.  


Paper size:252 x 194 mm  
Plate mark size:82 x 55 mm  
Note on size:broad margin  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper: 'antique' laid, leaf from book or album  
Watermarks:indistinct countermark  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:clean wiped  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:a good impression; good contrasts  


Whistler's sign on plate:'JW'; 'Whistler' [check]  
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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'K 3959' on recto; 'c 4180' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.