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La R├ętameuse

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.414.4
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Boston Athenaeum, Boston. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:56358  

 

Paper size:440 x 308 mm  
Plate mark size:112 x 89 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:light weight, japanese, laid onto a medium weight, white machine made wove paper.  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:with plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  

 

Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.' (lower right, diagonally)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:'Imp Delatre Rue St.Jacques 171' (lower left)  
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:'M.F.A. / B.A / 660' on verso, at lower left centre, in blue ink, octagonal adhesive museum label; 'BOSTON ATHENAEUM' oval museum stamp, at centre, in blue ink.  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'2 La Retameuse 2nd state' on recto, outside platemark, at lower right centre.  

 

Source of information:Museum records  
ID:K0140z04  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.