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The Dog on the Kennel

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: P11768
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris; probably sold at auction, Sotheby, London, 30 April 1876 (lot 747), bought by Wilson, £0.8.0. Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York; purchased by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, November 1897, Harvey D. Parker Collection.  


Paper size:208 x 247 mm  
Plate mark size:72 x 90 mm  
Note on size:mfa says 209 x 247  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern laid  
Note on the paper:page from notebook or ledger.  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:faint brownish tone overall  
Note on foul biting:At the edge of the plate.  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
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:'BURTY' red stamp on recto (Lugt 413); verso, red stamp 'H.F.S.' (H.F. Sewall, Lugt 1309); MFA (Lugt 1870)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1768' in pen; ('RT xx) a dog by Whistler' on recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.