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Street at Saverne

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Accession no: 59.814
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Gift at the request of Ellen T. Bullard  
Image credit:  
Provenance:R. Gutekunst, London, sold April 1906 to H. Wunderlich & Co., New York for £10 (stock no. a41518); sold between 1910 and 1915; probably Francis Bullard, Boston; anonymous gift from a private collection to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1959.  


Paper size:371 x 282 mm  
Plate mark size:207 x 158 mm  
Other size:207 x 157 mm  
Note on size:mfa says '206 x 157' 372 x 282  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine  
Note on the paper:mounted on ivory wove  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:extra tone at bottom in sky and right edge (lamp carefully wiped clean)  
Note on foul biting:at edges  
Print note:good strong impression with rich inking of shadowed areas  


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.'  
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:MFA (Lugt 282)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 41518' twice on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:inscriptions erased  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.