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En Plein Soleil

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Accession no: 1993.37
State: 3/3

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Probably Frederick Keppel & Co., New York; Mr & Mrs John A. becker; Given by David P. Becker (Class of 1970), to Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 28 September 1993.  


Paper size:147 x 187 mm  
Plate mark size:101 x 135 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid, 'antique'  
Note on the paper:small sheet from old book- 'antique' laid, edges browned three sides, stitching marks on fourth.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Light plate tone is brown.  
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. ['J' 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:'Original etching, Kennedy 15. Early impression.' on dealer's mount (Keppel?)  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.