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Art Institute of Chicago
Accession no: 1934.542
State: 5/5

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 533  


Paper size:246 x 193 mm  
Plate mark size:163 x 109 mm  
Note on size: wove support sheet appears to have reduced margins that were cut or torn along ruled graphite lines  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):China  
Note on the paper:laid down off white wove paper (chine coll√©)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:Dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp. Delatre. Rue St. [superscript 't'] Jacques. ['s' reversed] 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:Whistler' with a shaded butterfly in graphite in margin, lower left. Same graphite signature and shaded butterfly with oblique line in same location as Liverdun (1934.606) and The Unsafe Tenement (1934.571)  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'cat 5 / K13 (with superscript 4) / 2682.22' at lower left verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.