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Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1934.633
State: 4/7

Collection credit:Bryan Lathrop Collection  
Image credit:Photo © The Art Institute of Chicago  
Provenance:Bryan Lathrop (1844-1916), Chicago; passed to his wife; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1934.  
Additional acq. no:R 3215  


Paper size:302 x 250 mm  
Plate mark size:119 x 80 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):China laid down 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:Foul biting to the right of the figure and to the left, among the zig-zag lines, appears to be directional, like acid brushed on the plate.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' (crossed 'l' instead of 't')  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. Jacques. 171.'  
Whistler's signature on paper:'Whistler' and butterfly in margin, lower left  
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:shaded butterfly in graphite; same graphite inscription in same location as Little Arthur (1934.632), La Mère Gérard (1934.631), La Rétameuse (1934.639), En Plein Soleil (1934.620), Street at Saverne (1934.546) and Title to the French Set (1934.645)  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'cat 3 / K10 / 175.27' within platemark on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.