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Street at Saverne

Detroit Institute of Arts
Accession no: 65.375
State: 3/4

Collection credit:Gift of K. T. Keller  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given by K. T. Keller to the Detroit Institute of Arts, MI, 1965.  


Paper size:235 x 183 mm  
Plate mark size:207 x 156 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very effectively exploited on shadows of buildings, street and sky with some facades and around lamp wiped clean  
Note on foul biting:Light speckling in sky under print tone and etched lines, also some more widely spaced dashes; pitting below lines on road; light speckled pitting on far building; foul biting around edges; along left edge regular linear marking (not crosshatched like fabric), perhaps from tool.  
Print note:burnishing around lamp  


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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'c-13722' on recto, lower right margin (in same hand as 'K.19 IV' and 'Street at Saverne'); '3267' on verso, lower left corner  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W11'; 'K.19 IV'; 'Street at Saverne' recto, in lower left margin  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.