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Street at Saverne

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 17.3.12
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Bought from the collection of Harris Brisbane Dick (1835-1916), with the Dick Fund, by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1917.  


Paper size:432 x 302 mm  
Plate mark size:208 x 158 mm  
Other size:206 x 157 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:blue grey on off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine appliqué on wove  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone, heavier at the bottom, scraped off on the lantern  
Note on foul biting:at the bottom, grainy underthe lines of the sky; vertical graining  
Print note:a dramatic impression  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler.' (obscured)  
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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.