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Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1938.1853
State: 3/7

Collection credit:The Clarence Buckingham Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris; probably sold at auction, Sotheby, London, 30 April 1876 (lot 739), bought by Barron, £1.2.0. Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow, probably before 1902; sold to Wunderlich & Co., New York, 1903 (stock no. 37205). Listed by E. G. Kennedy as in the collection of Clarence L. Buckingham (1854-1913), Chicago, 1910; bequeathed to his sisters; passed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.  
Additional acq. no:R 5750  


Paper size:268 x 171 mm  
Plate mark size:118 x 79 mm  
Note on size: primary support extends 6-10 mm beyond platemark  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory on off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):China on wove plate paper  
Note on the paper:laid down on off-white wove paper (chine collé)  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'PB' oval stamp (Philippe Burty, Lugt 413), 'B. M.' (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394) and 'C.B.' (C. L. Buckingham, Lugt 497) stamps.  
Dealers' stock nos:'c 8816 (underlined) / JM (in script)' at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1r Etat' at lower left recto (partly erased)  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.