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Street at Saverne

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Accession no: P.274-1954
State: 3/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK  
Provenance:Given by Guy John Fenton Knowles to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1954.  


Paper size:327 x 236 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 158 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:yes, and wiped or scraped clean on the lantern and light areas of the walls at left.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:A good and dramatic impression  


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:  
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:'109/ // r/m' [?]; 'J McNeil Whistler Street at Saverne Proof before letters.'  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.