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Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Accession no: P.273-1954
State: 5/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK  
Provenance:Given by Guy John Fenton Knowles (1879-1959) to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1954.  


Paper size:328 x 233 mm  
Plate mark size:163 x 109 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light  
Note on foul biting:haze of marks all around the figure, also some dots.  
Print note:A vice mark at lower right. Clear impression, a bit darkened.  


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: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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Proof before letters', 'J McNeill Whistler' and an illegible price.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.