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La R├ętameuse

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: P11766
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York; purchased by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Harvey D. Parker Collection, November 1897.  

 

Paper size:432 x 303 mm  
Plate mark size:111 x 89 mm  
Other size:110 x 87 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine  
Note on the paper:mounted on off white wove  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:none  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:texture at bottom left and top right  
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. 171.'  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  

 

Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'H.F.S.' stamp (Sewall, Lugt 1309) on verso; MFA (Lugt 1870)  
Dealers' stock nos:'3570' on recto  
Misc inscriptions by others:'la R├ętameuse' on recto; 'ax-' on recto  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  
ID:K0140222  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.